Al Mansouri to head UAE delegation to Ethiopia on official visit

DUBAI: UAE Minister of Economy Sultan Al Mansouri will lead the UAE’s high profile delegation on an official visit to Ethiopia from 19th- 20th March, to strengthen the cooperation ties in the areas of trade exchange and investments between the UAE and Ethiopia.

The delegation includes a number of the federal, local departments and private sector companies, including the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Mubadala, Julphar, Al Jaber and Agthia group.

Al Mansouri will meet a number of Ethiopian officials. The UAE delegation will attend the UAE – Ethiopian business forum to be held in conjunction between the UAE Embassy in Addis Ababa and the Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi.

The UAE minister said in a statement ahead of the visit that the tour comes in line with keenness of the UAE on developing ties with African continent in general and Ethiopia in particular, noting that horn of African country enjoys regional and international status as well as high competitive investment environment.

SOURCE: WAM