PM Hailemariam confers with COMESA Secretary General

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Addis Ababa, October 31, 2012 (WIC) - Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has commended the economic growth Ethiopia has been registering saying it is exemplary for other African countries.

The Secretary General, Sindiso Ngwenya held talks on Tuesday with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn on the country’s relations with COMESA.

Ngwenya said Ethiopia has achieved a lot in infrastructure, education and other development sectors.

He said the Railway and Renaissance Dam projects being implemented in the country are worth mentioning.

The Secretary General also lauded Ethiopia’s effort for the prevalence of peace in the African continent.

Premier Hailemariam for his part said Ethiopia as one of the founding members of COMESA is determined to further collaborate with member countries of the bloc in trade, electric power and other sectors.