Premier Hailmariam calls for extension of AGOA

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Addis Ababa, 29 August 2014 (WIC) - Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn called on American Senators to support the extension of African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

In a brief meeting with the US Agriculture Deputy Minister Krysta Harden and other five female senators on Thursday, August 28, 2014,  in Addis Ababa,  PM  Hailemariam talked on agricultural development in Ethiopia, food processing, empowerment of women and health with.

According to Ethiopian News Agency, during the discussion the Prime Minister Hailemariam asked the support of the senators in extending AGOA.