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May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen, called on Chinese companies to invest in Ethiopia.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his re-election as the President of Turkiye.

According to reports, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkish election with 52.14% of vote over opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who got 47.86%.

In his congratulatory message, Prime Minister Abiy stated that he is looking forward to further strengthening the relations between Ethiopia and Turkiye.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) -Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Ethiopia K.K. Theshantha Kumarasiri presented his credentials to President of Ethiopia, Sahle-Work Zewde on 27 April 2023 at the Presidential Palace in Addis Ababa.

Following the presentation of credentials, Ambassador Kumarasiri was received in the audience by President Sahle-Work Zewde, during which Ambassador Kumarasiri conveyed to the president the sincere greetings of President Ranil Wickremesinghe, under whose directives the Government of Sri Lanka is determined to make stronger bilateral relations with all African countries including Ethiopia in line with the new foreign policy initiative introduced by President Wickremesinghe under the theme of “Look Africa.”

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen, called on Chinese companies to invest in Ethiopia.

In his speech at the investment forum held in Guangzhou, the main investment center of China, on May 28, 2023, the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister asked Chinese companies to invest in Ethiopia, seizing up the best investment opportunities in the country.

He said Ethiopia and China have a strong relationship and emphasized that it should be strengthened further in the economic sphere. More than 300 investors from the manufacturing, agricultural, mining, energy, pharmaceutical, and other sectors participated in the investment forum.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – The Ethiopian Embassy in Italy announced the opening of its Honorary Consulate in Genoa, Italy.

The inaugural event was attended by more than 150 invited senior officials, university presidents, Genoa city administration leadership, as well as investors and various members of society.

During the event, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Italy, Demitu Hambisa, and Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul in Italy Mr. Gianpiero Succhi led a panel discussion.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia, Ito Takako, stated that her country will continue to strengthen its development support to Ethiopia.

Built with the support of the Japanese government at the cost of 13 million birr in Negele Woreda, Western Arsi zone of Oromia region, a Farmers’ Training Center (FTC) was handed over.

It is indicated that officials of the Federal government and Oromia region as well as local residents attended the handover ceremony.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC), supported by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has launched a project on Investment Lead Generation, Outreach, Follow up, and Conversion for Agro-processing.

With state-of-the-art integrated agro-industrial parks ready to welcome investors, Ethiopia offers the perfect ecosystem for Agro-processing ventures, according to EIC.

Joining forces with OCO Global, Triple Line and critical stakeholders in Ethiopia, the project aims to attract anchor investors to explore lucrative opportunities in Ethiopia’s thriving Agro-processing sector, it is learned.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Russian automakers are considering setting up an assembly plant in Ethiopia, RT reports, citing Russia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Evgeny Terekhin.

He told the Izvestia business newspaper this week that such a possibility is currently being discussed.

The envoy highlighted that trade between Russia and African nations has been growing, with combined turnover reaching $18 billion in 2022.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopian Airlines was recognized with prestigious award at the Europe-Africa Forum for promoting air transport & fostering socio-economic and cultural ties between Europe and Africa, the Airline confirmed.

It is stated that thousands attended the event, hosted by La Tribune and La Tribune Africa in Marseille, France.

Recall that, on 27 May, it was announced that Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest air cargo network operator in Africa, has been named “Sustainable Cargo Airline of the Year—Africa 2023′ by the Freight Week Sustainability Awards. Global cargo players, including freight forwarders, ground handlers, general cargo agents, and cargo sales agents, cast their votes online, where the highest votes for ‘Sustainable Cargo Airline of the Year-Africa Tittle went to Ethiopian.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – The Mayor of Addis Ababa City, Adanech Abiebie met and held discussions with Ethiopian diaspora community in Washington DC.

In the discussions, the city Mayor has provided detailed information about investment opportunities in Addis Ababa.

“Despite the distorted information in various media channels, the diaspora community realized Addis Ababa’s great initiative towards people-oriented works and completed and ongoing mega projects, the community showed its interest to be part of the initiatives,” Adanech tweeted after her meeting with Ethiopian diaspora community in Washington DC.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Minister of Agriculture, Girma Amente, held a discussion today with representatives of the World Bank Group.

During the meeting, Minister Girma highlighted the works undertaken in the agriculture sector in Ethiopia in cooperation with the World Bank Group.

The two sides also advised on climate change, nutrition and food security, soil health and water resource management and utilization, as well as private sector investment projects.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia is set to host the Africa Job Creation Conference this year under the theme “Accelerating Job Creation, Digital and Financial Inclusion in the implementation of the AfCFTA”, Ministry of Labor and Skills said.

Minster of State for Labor and Skills, Nigussu Tilahun, stated that preparations are well underway towards the continental conference on creation of jobs to be held in Addis Ababa.

“As countries situated in a continent with the youngest population worldwide, Africa nations must give due attention to employment creation,” he said.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated its new direct flight to between Abidjan and New York City.

A press conference and ceremony was held at Abidjan Airport in the presence of Lemma Yedecha, Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Commercial Officer and other dignitaries.

Ethiopian Airlines has offered a 15pct discount on its new direct flights between Abidjan and New York.

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopian students won third prize in the 7th Huawei ICT Competition Global Final, which took place in Shenzhen, China, from May 24 to May 28, 2023, Huawei confirmed.

It is said that Ethiopian students were among the 146 teams from 36 countries who participated in the tournament. Two teams each with three members participated in the practical track (which encompasses datacom, security, WLAN, big data, storage, AI, OpenEuler, and OpenGauss) and one team in the innovation track. In the innovation track, students compete with their own invention ideas, and Ethiopia is represented in the title “Geez Character Classifier”

May  29  2023

Addis Ababa, May 29, 2023 (FBC) – Abigail Berhanemeskel, an Ethiopian teenager, has won the Second Prize of “My Dream” Painting Competition organized by the Chinese government among 2000 works from African Youth with her painting “Her hope”.

The competition has been organized by the Secretariat of the Chinese Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Zhao Zhiyuan, congratulated Abigail Berhanemeskel for winning the Award.

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