Italy to Finance Ethiopia, Eritrea Railway Link

The Government of Italy expressed its interest to help Ethiopia and Eritrea link via railway network.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was on official visit to Italy, has discussed with his Italian counterpart, Giuseppe Conte, in Rome on Monday.

In a joint press conference after the meeting, PM Guiseppe Conte expressed his government's interest to cover the feasibility study cost for the railway project that links Addis Ababa with the port city of Massawa, Eritrea.

Commenting on Italy's support, Prime Minister Abiy expressed his gratitude for the government of Italy.