Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in an official welcoming ceremony at his office this morning.

The two leaders held bilateral talks together with members of their delegation on various issues of common interest.

President Buhari noted the progress Ethiopia has been marking over the past two years and commended Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the energy and speed of the reforms.

Prime Minister Abiy shared with President Buhari key aspects of the reforms within the frame of exploring national potential, expediting productivity in identified potential ares and building prosperity.

The two agreed to share lessons on similar experiences in common between the two countries, including ethnic and religious diversity, federalism and the youth dividend that can be harnessed for development.

They also agreed to cooperate closely on trade and investment potentials, tourism, energy and agriculture development as well as experience sharing on the return of stolen assets, which Nigeria has recently marked key milestones on. WALTA Reports