July 20, 2019

Ethiopia intensifies relations with Bavaria

In the picture Dr. Florian Herrmann & Dr. Markos Tekle – Picture by Bayerische Staatskanzlei.

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, Munich, Free State of Bavaria, Germany: Furthering solidifying Bavarian ties to African states, the Minister of State for Federal, European and Media Affairs, Dr. Florian Herrmann, received for a bilateral meeting the Ethiopian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Markos Tekle, who was accompanied by the country’s Ambassador to Germany, Mulu Solomon Bezuneh as well as the the Ethiopian Consul General Fekadu Beyene Ayana.

Minister of State Dr. Florian Herrmann & Ambassador Mulu Solomon Bezuneh (Ethiopia) – Picture by Bayerische Staatskanzlei.

Since mid-April of this year Bavaria boasts a representation headquartered in Addis Ababa, selected owing to its status as a hub for continental diplomacy by hosting the African Union as well as further international organisations, to open its first representation in Africa being led by Director Linda Schraml

Ambassador Mulu Solomon Bezuneh has only been accredited recently to Germany, having presented credentials to Federal President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier on 11 June 2019. 

For further information:
Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia: http://aethiopien-botschaft.de/?page_id=54

Bavarian State Chancery: http://bayern.de/service/fotoreihen/page/2/?fbclid=IwAR159IvlX0ZtsFV471Y8rikJ_IZB-BB69E4JSKekZFUCCGqGBScQGt6Y7jc&sb=Suchbegriff&d1=Datum+von&d2=Datum+bis

Representation of Bavaria to the African Union: http://www.diplomatmagazine.eu/2019/04/22/bavaria-opens-representation-in-ethiopia/

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