Pak-Ethiopia forum to start on Feb 15

The two-day Pak-Ethiopia Pre-delegation Forum is set to kick start in Sialkot from February 15, aimed at boosting the participation of a business delegation bound for Addis Ababa this March

The delegation, representing businesspeople from the industrial cities of Punjab is scheduled to visit Addis Ababa from March 5-10 to explore investment opportunities and enhance bilateral business and trade between the two countries

The decision to this effect was taken during a meeting between Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Jemal Beker Abdula, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) and State Minister, Romina Khurshid Alam, on Tuesday

SAPM briefed Abdula about the progress made so far on the pre-delegation forum saying “all the preparations have been done in this regard

” She explained that the business fraternity from different industrial cities across Punjab will be attending the pre-delegation forum to get firsthand information about business, trade and investment opportunities in Ethiopia

“An invitation to the business community of Ethiopia has also been sent and a delegation is expected to take part in the forum,” said the Ethiopian envoy

He also proposed arranging meetings between the two business communities on the sidelines of the forum to boost the already flourishing ties

Published in The Express Tribune, February 1st, 2023

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Date:02-Feb-2023 Reference:View Original Link