A group of Ethiopian doctors that consist of 35 newly graduates and 05 experienced doctors visited Asmara with an aim to provide free medical service.
The group is headed by Dr. Liya Tadesse, the Deputy Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and other government officials.
Ms. Amina Nurhussen, Minister of Health, specified that the Governments of Eritrea and Ethiopia have agreed to work together in all sectors aimed at strengthening the existing peace and friendship cooperation and that the coming of the medical doctors attests to that.
Minister Amina added further added “in Eritrea the Ethiopian doctors will have the opportunity to work alongside Eritrean doctors and exchange experiences.”
The Ethiopian medical doctors will provide free medical service for two months in the referral hospitals of the Central, Anseba, Southern and Northern Red Sea regions.
Dr. Liya Tadesse said that the historic peace and friendship agreement reached between President Isaias Afwerki and Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed is the biggest gift to the peoples of the two countries. Dr. Liya stated that this first cooperation in the health sector serves to the developing good neighborliness and far sighted relation between the two countries.