Ethiopian Transport Minister hails aviation industry in Dubai

DUBAI: Ethiopian Transport Minister Workneh Gebeyehu has commended huge progress scored by Dubai aviation industry in recent years.

During his visit to the Dubai Airports, where he was briefed about the best practices, Gebeyehu called for strengthening joint relations between U.A.E. and Ethiopia in the area of aviation. “The aim of the visit is to get acquainted with the best practices in passenger and cargo services,” he said.

The Ethiopian minister was also briefed on expansion project at the Dubai International Airport at cost $7.8 billion and Dubai Airports’ strategic plan 2020 to upgrade absorption capacity by 100 million passengers annually.