Meeting to Enhance Diaspora Participation held at the Embassy

24 Apr 2015

A meeting organised by the Ethiopian Embassy in London was held on 23 April 2015 to discuss the participation of the Ethiopian Diaspora in the country’s development endeavours. H. E Ato Eshetu Dessie, Minister of Cabinet Affairs in the Prime Minister’s Office and H.E. Dr. Yinager Dessie, State Minister of Foreign Affairs, were on hand to brief the participants who represented various sectors of the Ethiopian community in the United Kingdom. H.E. Ambassador Berhanu Kebede was also present on the occasion.

The briefing and subsequent discussion centred around the policies and strategies designed to encourage Diaspora participation in promoting trade, investment, tourism and technology transfer in Ethiopia.

The 21 Community leaders representing 15 community sectors also signed the Condolence Book and expressed their deep sadness at the gruesome murder of Ethiopian Christians committed by the so-called ISIL in Libya.

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