President Higgins begins African visit

President Higgins begins African visit

The President Michael D Higgins begins a three-week state trip to Africa today.

Mr.Higgins has arrived in Ethiopia as part of the official working visit - where tomorrow he will hold a bi-lateral meeting with Prime Minister Jmariam Desaleen, before attending a number of Irish Aid supported programmes, run by Irish Aid agencies, Trocaire, GOAL and CONCERN.

He will also meet with President Mulatu Tushome and visit refugees from neighbouring South Sudan.

President Higgins will also visit Malawi and South Africa over the next three weeks.


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