Addis Ababa, May 13, 2022(Walta) – A consultation forum was held in Addis Ababa with about nine stakeholders who had signed various agreements with Brazilian institutions representing Ethiopia.
The forum aimed to review the status and implementation of those agreements besides highlighting the current state of diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Brazil.
The conference was attended by representatives from the Sugar Corporation, the Investment Commission, the Ministry of Urban Development and Infrastructure, the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, and the Institute of Agricultural Research.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia to the Federative Republic of Brazil, Ambassador Tafa Tulu, and Ambassador Eyerusalem Amdemariyam, the Deputy Director-General of the Directorate of European and American Affairs, discussed the possibility of further benefiting from the country’s relationship with Brazil.
The forum also covered Brazil-Africa ties, economic cooperation between Ethiopia and Brazil, and the implementation of bilateral agreements on trade and investment, agriculture, education, science, innovative technology, air transport, and maritime services, as well as other topics.
It was indicated that it would be vital to closely monitor the implementation of the agreements signed between the two countries, identify areas that need appropriate support, and work with stakeholders cooperatively.