Ethiopia and Uganda have signed a Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on education, agriculture and cultural heritage and tourism to further cement their relation.Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Tedros Adhanom, and Uganda’s Minister of Defense, Crispus Kiyonga, witnessed the signing ceremony held in Addis Ababa on Saturday at the end of the Ministerial Level Meeting of the 2nd Ethio-Uganda Joint Ministerial Commission.
â€œWe have signed a number of cooperation agreements and these additional agreements would help to deepen the longstanding bilateral relations of the two sidesâ€� Dr Tedros said.
“The exemplary relations between our two countries will help us to explore new avenues of cooperation and allow us to further expand our long and historic friendship and solidarity,â€� he added.
Uganda’s Minister of Defense, Crispus Kiyonga, on his part said his country deeply values the strong diplomatic relationship with Ethiopia.
The two countries are also working to ensure peace and security in the region on top of cementing their economic cooperation, he said.
According to Kiyonga, Uganda remains committed and will continue its efforts to work with Ethiopia to ensure peace and security in Somalia and South Sudan.