It was stated that higher education institutions should use diplomacy to facilitate the opportunity for Ethiopia to have access to the sea

It was stated that higher education institutions should use diplomacy to facilitate the opportunity for Ethiopia to have access to the sea


This was stated at a time when a national workshop organized by 5 universities focused on Ethiopia’s strategic interest in the Red Sea region is being held at Samara University.
Acting President of Addis Ababa University, Dr. Samuel Kfele, said that higher education institutions should work for Ethiopia to find an answer to its sea port issue through diplomacy.
The Acting President mentioned that Ethiopians should be fair beneficiaries of the sea gate that they can see from afar; He said that it is expected from universities to promote people-to-people and cultural diplomacy.
The President of Semera University, Dr. Muhammad Usman, said that higher education institutions should fulfill their responsibilities by informing Ethiopia of its true desire to obtain a sea gate on the principle of mutual benefit and by thwarting the false information spread by other parties.
Studies focused on Ethiopia’s strategic interest in the Red Sea region are being presented at the national workshop organized by the cooperation of 5 universities.
It was also mentioned that Ethiopia is landlocked and dependent on its neighbors who have underdeveloped infrastructure to import goods and export products.
It is said that higher education institutions are required to work hard to ensure Ethiopia’s national interest and strengthen people-to-people ties by increasing the Red Sea region from competition to opportunities for cooperation and mutual benefit.
The research forum was organized by Semera University in collaboration with Addis Ababa, Mekelle, Dredawa and Jigjiga Universities.

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