‘Tsehay’ aircraft to come home!

 “Tsehay” aircraft, the first aircraft built in Ethiopia in 1935 is set to come home from Italy. “Tsehay” was built in 1932 in Ethiopia under the collaborative efforts of the German engineer and pilot of the emperor, Herr Ludwig Weber, and Ethiopian individuals of that era. Its name was chosen in honor of Princess Tsehay, the daughter of Emperor Haile Selassie I.

After efforts to bring the aircraft to home, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed this week announced the agreement between Ethiopia and Italy to return “Tsehay” to Ethiopia. “Today marks another historic milestone for Ethiopia with the handover of “Tsehay” to the Government of Ethiopia by the Italian authorities,” PM Abiy announced.

 PM Abiy visits Italy, attends Itali-Africa summit

 Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) along with other African leaders has attended the Italy-Africa Summit hosted by Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni. The conference is being held under the theme ‘a bridge for a common growth’, in Rome, Italy.

During the summit, Italy’s proposed ‘Mattei Plan’ for Africa project was discussed, which aims at boosting development in Africa and sparking economic growth in the continent.

 Ethiopia, Italy leaders discussed

the sideline of the Italy-Africa summit, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) of Ethiopia and Italy Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni held discussion. The two leaders discussed on bilat­eral, regional and multilateral issues.

The continued engagements be­tween the two countries are a testament to the growing coop­eration between Ethiopia and Italy, PM Abiy said following the discussion.



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