ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Ethiopia's major media outlets on Thursday.
-- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, at his office in Addis Ababa, capital of the East African country.
During the bi-lateral discussions Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed noted that the visit by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland is a testimony to the strengthened ties between Europe and Ethiopia. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)
-- Ethiopia's President Sahle-Work Zewde and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Wednesday discussed ways of enhancing economic cooperation between the two countries.
Speaking to journalists after the discussion at the National Palace, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said his country is keen to build strong partnership with Ethiopia. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)
-- Contending political parties (in Ethiopia) have been urged to work together to overcome the challenges occurred in connection with the ongoing nationwide reforms in the country.
This was revealed on Wednesday at a dialogue and consultation forum held among political parties in Ethiopia. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC) Enditem