Honorable Belaynesh Zevadia, Ambassador of the State of Israel to Ethiopia, paid courtesy visit to the Ministry of Science and Technology on 6th of December 2016. Ambassador Belaynesh was received by Minister for Science and Technology, H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun Mekuria, who acknowledged her continued support to promote science and technology initiatives in Ethiopia. Ambassador Belaynesh on her part noted that the government of the State of Israeli is keen to work on science and technology as a venue for broader Israeli-African collaboration.
Honorable Belaynesh and H.E. Dr.-Ing. Getahun also agreed on the need to exert more effort in nurturing collaborative engagements particularly in academic and research areas. They also agreed to work closely in bringing together Ethiopia's Science and Technology Universities with similar institutions in Israel.