Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 10:18 GMT
Ambassador Markos Tekle Rik at the 9th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Africa, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States in Kenya- photo courtesy of the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry in December 2019.
CAIRO – 15 August 2020: New Ethiopian ambassador to Egypt Markos Tekle Rike, arrived in Cairo Friday evening, Al Shorouk newspaper reported.
Markos Tekle Rike was appointed to this post as per a decision by Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde.
The new ambassador was received at the Cairo International Airport by a team of embassy employees.
He was recently serving as Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. Previously, he was the Ethiopian ambassador to Japan and director of Ethiopian Foreign Service Training Institute.