Ivanka Trump meets with Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde

Evarado Alatorre
Abril 16, 2019

The First Daughter visited the Holy Trinity Church Sunday, where she was accompanied by religious leaders and laid a wreath to commemorate the 157 crash victims.

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, right, arrives for a ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral honoring the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, Monday April 15, 2019, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

"By strengthening our focus on the women of Africa, OPIC will foster prosperity and stability in the region, and support the Administration's important efforts to advance global women's economic empowerment through W-GDP", said OPIC Acting President & CEO David Bohigian who launched the initiative with Ivanka. She is in the East African country to promote a $50 million initiative enacted by her father in February that is aimed at encouraging women's employment in developing countries. Ivanka Trump is on a four-day trip to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast on behalf of a White House project meant to boost 50 million women in developing countries by 2025.

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It was not immediately clear if the controversy that surrounds the US president will follow his daughter to Africa.

She is also scheduled to make an appearance at a World Bank policy summit.

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