ADDIS ABABA – THE ETHIOPIAN HERALD Newspaper 13 MAY 2016: President Dr. Mulatu Teshome reaffirmed government’s commitment to expanding investment opportunities in the country with a view to attracting more foreign companies through strengthening diplomatic ties with various countries.
Receiving a credential letter of the newly appointed ambassadors of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Hungary, Bangladesh, Chad, Fiji and South Sudan yesterday, President Mulatu said the government is highly engaged in facilitating conditions for local and foreign investors in the industry sector.
The President noted that Ethiopia wants to work with the countries on several development activities including natural resource utilization, health, transportation and hydro electric power construction.
In this regard, the President agreed with the ambassadors of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Hungary to work together on proper utilization of natural resource, expanding environment friendly industries, medical treatment and pharmaceuticals.
He also discussed with Bangladesh and Chad ambassadors in the expansion of air transport and electricity, women empowerment and textile.
The President also exchanged views with the ambassadors of South Sudan and Fiji as regards the need for consolidating diplomatic ties.
In his conversation with the President, the South Sudanese ambassador gave emphasis on the two nations infrastructural development particularly railway. The ambassador indicated that his government would seriously work with Ethiopia for the release of the recent kidnapped Ethiopian children.
BY YOHANES JEMANEH