H.E. Tefera Deribew, Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to People’s Republic of China met, at his office, Ms. Betty Xu, chairman of Ethiopia-China friendship and cooperation committee. They discussed the main achievement of the committee from its establishment 21 July 2021, as well as future plan to work closely with the Embassy.
During the meeting, Ms. Betty Xu highlighted major activities realized by the committee so far focusing on the program prepared by this committee on title “Light up Ethiopian villages”. It has been promoting Ethiopia’s untapped investment opportunities to the Chinese investors and established connections with 22 provinces, and over 300 thousand enterprises, chambers of commerce and associations to work closely.
H.E. Ambassador Tefera Derbew appreciated the committee’s significant success and express his sincere appreciation to the committee for generous assistance for successful Investment forums held in Beijing and Shanghai last week.
He also suggested the committee to focus on anchor companies based on Ethiopia’s priority sectors, such as Mining, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism, Pharmaceuticals, Energy, Agro-processing, and ICT. Furthermore Ambassador Tefera assured the commitment of the Embassy and Ethiopian government to work closely with the committee.