• Embassy of Ethiopia

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held virtual talks with Sudanese Prime Minister

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his high-level delegation held virtual talks with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdala Hamdok on 21 May 2020. The discussions focused on exploring amicable solutions related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to resolve outstanding and misunderstood issues between the two parties.

Responding to concerns raised by the Sudanese side, clarity was provided on environmental issues, dam safety and data exchange facilitation. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed also provided progress information on the issues raised and highlighted the role the #GERD will play in strengthening the economies of three countries concerned. Agreement was made for technical level discussions to continue, led by the Ministers of Water Affairs of the countries.