Readout from Advisor to the President’s Meeting with Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed at Menelik Palace in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, USAID Administrator Mark Green and Acting OPIC President and CEO Dave Bohigian met with His Excellency, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed at Menelik Palace, to reaffirm strong U.S. support for Ethiopia’s progress on reforms toward inclusive democracy, broad-based prosperity, and lasting stability. During the meeting, Ms. Trump welcomed the Prime Minister’s proactive approach to increasing the number of women in leadership positions in his government and discussed ways Ethiopia and the United States can partner to advance their shared goal of improving women’s economic empowerment in Ethiopia and worldwide.