Embassy receives BRAAD Award for “Outstanding International Relations”

25 Oct 2019

On 24th October 2019, H.E Ambassador Fesseha Shawel was presented with the BRAAD Award (British Award for African Development) for “The Embassy with Outstanding International Relations in 2019” at a ceremony hosted by the patron of the awards and the British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ethiopia, Mr Jeremy Lefroy MP.

The awards ceremony formed part of The African Disruptive Technology London Conference, which brought together some leading businessmen, entrepreneurs, and government officials from African Diasporas, to discuss strategies and policies that can help mobilise further investment that is needed in the African digital economy.

BRAAD is a business and development forum that seeks to recognise and highlight the exceptional achievements within the African Diaspora that focuses on innovative business ideas and entrepreneurship. BRAAD provides a nexus for exploring business opportunities between the United Kingdom and African markets. It seeks to co-create and foster long-standing opportunities to further economic growth by engaging public and private sector finance.

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