U.S. Ambassador pledges to work for enhanced partnerships with Ethiopia

(EBC; October 12, 2017) - U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Raynor has pledged to work towards enhancing the cooperation between Ethiopia and the United States in various development Spheres.

The remark came up while marking the 100th birthday anniversary of the late U.S. President John F. Kendey at Bahirdar University.

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa in partnership with the university staged a photo exhibition Wednesday to commemorate the life and works of President Kennedy.

Speaking on the occasion, U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Raynor noted that President Kennedy's legacy still existed in Ethiopia.

Ambassador Raynor highlighted that the current U.S. administration is working to empower Ethiopian youths through different programs.

The ambassador also reaffirmed his country's commitment to supporting the ongoing development endeavors in Ethiopia.

It was during the Presidency of John F. Kennedy that different American development initiatives including Peace Corps and USAID started to operate in Ethiopia.