Both parties also held consultations over ways to make the ongoing efforts succeed in reaching a legal binding agreement on the filling and operation of the Ethiopian dam.
The Special Envoy will hold meetings with officials from the respective governments as well as the United Nations and the African Union.
Tshisekedi’s tour came in light of the resumption of the tripartite talks between the Nile countries over the controversial dam after the negotiations for reaching a legally binding agreement.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged to contact the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abi Ahmed, as soon as possible, aiming at bringing all parties points of view closer on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] and to start another round of ‘serious negotiations’ on this issue.
Sudan's Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas said that Khartoum will bear great losses if Ethiopia insists on conducting the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam [GERD] without reaching an agreement.
The ministry noted it follows the recurrent talks by Ethiopian officials alleging Sudan of forcing Ethiopia to abide by what they call "colonial agreements" on Nile water and borders.
Egypt’s Ambassador to the United States Motaz Zahran said that The United States new administration could save the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia if they decided to take a real action to mediate again at this stage.
The meetings are aimed at creating awareness on the repercussions of Ethiopia's unilateral measures pertinent to the filling and operation of the dam without a legal binding agreement.
In an interview with Sudan Channel, Sudanese Minister of Irrigation Yasser Abbas said that his country has taken precautionary measures by storing more amount of water head of the second filling.
The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.
The Ethiopian claim that the two GERD bottom outlets are capable of enabling average flow of Blue Nile is incorrect, the Egyptian ministry said.
Austria also warned that tensions regarding the filling of the dam’s reservoir could bring a massive potential for conflict
“The negotiation process led by the African Union (AU) has so far proved its uselessness,” the letter said.
The MoU aims to achieve optimal utilization of the terrestrial network that connects the two countries and develop it with the latest technologies to support the transportation of international traffic.
He also hoped that the Egyptian-Sudanese joint economic committee would exert more efforts to remove all trade barriers.
The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.
The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.
The lieutenant-general made the statement while addressing officers and soldiers at the Sudanese Armed Forces.
Egypt and Sudan insist that a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam should be reached before Ethiopia implements the second phase of dam filling.
In his comments on the sideline of the permanent meetings of the parliament on Saturday, Speaker of the Arab Parliament Adel Al Assoumy called upon Ethiopia to listen to other parties in this file in light of achieving the African interests.