Ethiopia consults African ambassadors on hosting next AU Summit

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia had a consultative meeting today (January 13) with African Ambassadors and diplomats on hosting the upcoming 35th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa.

The Director-General of Neighboring Countries and IGAD affairs at the Ministry, Ambassador Fissaha Shawel, and the Director-General for Northern, Western, Central, and Southern African Affairs Mr. Aklilu Kebede, led the meeting detailing preparations made to host the meeting, according to the information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.

Besides readying all the necessary services to host the meeting, they said COVID testing and vaccination health centers are set aside by the government to secure the safety of attendees.

The Ministry officials commended the unwavering solidarity of Africans shown to Ethiopia on various occasions.

They urged the diplomats to inform their respective countries on the need to send relevant information to Addis Ababa on their delegates that will take part in the summit.