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Ethiopia to Boost Business Ties With Jordan

Posted on : Thursday, 17th December 2015

Ethiopia and Jordan have agreed to raise the existing business relationships to the highest level.

Opening the first Ethio-Jordan Business Forum yesterday, Industry State Minister Tadesse Haile said: "Investors from Middle East are said to be a part and parcel of Ethiopia's economic growth for they have been contributing to the economy by trading, investing and technically collaborating with Ethiopia".
He went on saying that Ethiopia has a very diverse and rich tourism attractions with 11 UNESCO registered heritage sites that range from Historic relics.
At the event, Tadesse called on Jordanian business delegates to engage in the untapped business of Ethiopian tourism.
According to Tadesse, Jordanian business need to focus on investing in Ethiopia as the country is now the fastest growing country and the most stable nation in Africa both in terms of security and macro-economic stability.
During the forum, detailed explanation about the overall Growth and Transformation Plan II was given to the Jordanian business delegation.
Delegation Head and Chairman of the Zarka Chamber of Industry Thabet Elwir on his part said that Jordan has signed bilateral agreements with various countries including Ethiopia and the forum would also pave way to further strengthen the all rounded economic ties between the two sisterly countries.
Business Development Manager of the United Flavors and Fragrances Co.Ltd. and a member of the delegation Mohammed Saudi noted that the forum was conducted in a professional manner and the support from the Ethiopian government is very inspiring. "Our company is the only factory producing flavors in the Middle East and that's why we are trying to expand and sell our products in Ethiopia," Mohammed added.
Some 44 Jordanian business delegates from 33 companies took part in the forum.

Source : allafrica.com
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