Ethiopia to Create Investment, Trade Exhibition Center in China
© Photo X / @EthiopiainChinaH.E. Ambassador Dewano Kedir,D/Head of Mission, met with Mr.Yao Jun, Member of the party working committee and D/director of the management committee of Changsha free zone and discussed establishing new platform to promote all-round cooperation in economic, trade & investment.
© Photo X / @EthiopiainChina
Recently, the Ethiopian Prime minister Abiy Ahmed visited China to take part in the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which took place on October 17-18. During the visit, the prime minister met with the Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss ways of enhancing economic cooperation between their countries.
Ethiopian Ambassador in the Chinese capital Beijing, Dewano Kedir and Director of the management committee of China's Changsha free zone, Yao Jun, with whom Kedir met with during his visit to China's Hunan province, agreed to work on the establishment of an Ethiopian investment and trade exhibition center in the Changsha City, Embassy of the African state in Beijing reported.
The platform aims to encourage all-round international exchange and cooperation in economics, trade, investment, commerce, and other fields, the mission said.
Moreover, apart from Jun, Kedir during his visit to Hunan province held discussions with Secretary of the municipal party committee of the China's Shaoyang city, Yan Hua on reinforcing partnership with the province, the embassy noted.
The ambassador attended Hunan pilot free trade zone, Changsha Convention and Exhibition Area.
During Abiy Ahmed's visit to China on the occasion of the third Belt and Road Forum, the prime minister held talks with Xi regarding strengthening bilateral ties between the states. Following the discussion, the sides issued a joint statement on the Establishment of the All-Weather Strategic Partnership, which intends to level up the cooperation between both countries.