DPM and FM Demeke Participating In World Economic Forum

Addis Ababa: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen is participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF) which kicked off today in Davos, Switzerland. The 54th annual meeting convened under the theme 'Rebuilding Trust', will address key global issues of development, security, innovation and climate change. On the sidelines of WEF 2024 meeting, Demeke conferred with the Vice President of Tanzania and the Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization. He briefed the Vice President of Tanzania, Philip Isdor Mpango, on the current construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Mpango reaffirmed his government's commitment to ensure fair and equitable use of the Nile water resource. The two sides agreed to undertake joint ministerial meeting as soon as possible. In his discussion with the Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, Daren Tang, Demeke underlined the readiness Ethiopia to scale up its cooperation with the WIPO. The Di rector-General reassured that WIPO would strengthen its support for Ethiopia, further accepting Demeke's invitation to pay a visit to Ethiopia. Source: Ethiopian News Agency