ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday telephoned his Ethiopian counterpart Abiy Ahmed Ali to discuss matters of mutual interest and the global coronavirus pandemic.

The prime minister conveyed Pakistan’s solidarity with the government and people of Ethiopia and commended their effective measures to control the spread of COVID-19.

The two also leaders agreed on the importance of working together to evolve a comprehensive plan for debt relief issues. He underscored that developing countries faced the twin challenge of containing the Covid-19 disease and staving off hunger due to loss of livelihoods.

PM Imran Khan also emphasized the importance of closer bilateral ties with Ethiopia. He also reiterated his felicitations to Abiy Ahmed Ali on winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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