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Premier holds talks with Ethiopians living in Qatar

During his official visit to Qatar, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn met with Ethiopian Nationals in Qatar and held discussions on Monday (November 13).  Commending Ethiopians in Qatar for their prominent support they have given so far for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Hailemariam urged them to further replicate such patriotic acts in other development projects back home.

Hailemariam also pledged to give all the necessary support for Ethiopian communities living in Qatar. Premier also briefed the his fellow countrymen on the situations in the country ranging from the continuing economic boom to the efforts of the government in bringing some areas affected by unrests to normalcy.

The Ethiopian community in Qatar commended the efforts made by the government in repatriating undocumented Ethiopians from Saudi Arabia and the economic growth registered in their country of origin. They have also asked the government to provide support for the opening of a community school in Qatar.

The Premier will meet with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Emiri Diwan today.