Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn urged African and Arab countries to give attention to issues of immigrants in a bid to boost partnership in development and investment between the two regions.
Speaking at the opening of the 3rd Africa-Arab Summit held in Kuwait on Sunday, the premier said African and Arab countries should work together to solve problems encountered by immigrants.
He said African and Arab countries should establish a joint system which will help them to work together to solve problems of immigrants. He expressed appreciation for the initiative by Foreign Ministers of African and Arab countries to establish a cooperation and technical committee for this purpose.
The Premier urged governments to extend support for the rapid enactment of the committee. If the governments are failed to solve the problem, the partnership between African and Arab countries might face trouble, he said.
The Premier said the Summit is playing major role in strengthening the south-south cooperation and efforts to so