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HH Qatari Amir concludes a two-days' official visit to Ethiopia today
01 : 14 PM - 11/04/2013
Addis Ababa: April 11 – (BNA) State of Qatar's Amir, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, departed from Addis Ababa this morning, concluding a two-days official visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia during which His Highness conducted talks with Ethiopian President Girma Wolde Giorgis and Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalegne, pertaining to bilateral relations and explored ways and means to consolidate and bolster these relations in various fields.
The two sides also explored a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest.

During the visit, the two sides signed a cultural cooperation agreement, a MoU regarding education, higher education and scientific research, a MoU regarding Qatar Airways flights, MoU was signed between the Qatari and Ethiopian Chambers of Commerce, an agreement for encouragement and protection of mutual investments as well as avoidance of double taxation or tax evasiveness on income tax between the State of Qatar's government and the government of Ethiopian Republic.(IY)


BNA 0854 GMT 2013/04/11

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