The Deputy Minister of Finance, Amb. Rhoda Jama Elmi, received in her office the Deputy Minister of Commerce, Hon. Asisa abdilahi, and a delegation led by her.
The meeting was attended by the Director General of Finance Mohamed Abdi Gurhan and some directors of finance departments, and their counterparts were the Deputy office of Commerce, the Deputy office of Finance and the Deputy Adviser office of the Ethiopian Somali Region State President.
The two sides discussed ways to boost trade and economic growth, co-operation in controlling food inflation, and facilitating the movement of people and goods between the two countries.
At the end of the meeting, the two sides agreed to set up joint committees to simplify the issues agreed upon.
Their follow-up meetings are scheduled to take place in the border town of Wajale and the ESRS capital Jigjiga.