Minister of Finance of Ethiopia Held A Fruitful Discussion with UNHCR Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa on Refugees Issues in the Region

March 3, 2021

Minister of Finance of Ethiopia Held A Fruitful Discussion with UNHCR Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa on Refugees Issues in the Region

H.E Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance met with H.E Ambassador Mohammed Abdi Affey, UNHCR Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa. Their discussion focused on the overall refugee situation in the Horn.

The Minister briefed Amb. Mohammed about how Ethiopia remains committed to its goals to being a country that is quite exemplary in many aspects of refugee assistance hosting close to a million refugees from different countries.

Ato Ahmed also explained about the ongoing humanitarian assistance and reconstruction efforts in Tigray regional state. The special envoy appreciated the efforts of the Ethiopian government for the prioritized and accelerated humanitarian assistance, as well as the measures, are taken for the protection of refugees in the region.

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