Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul best booth trophy

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Addis Ababa, 20 February 2014 (WIC) - Ethiopia's Honorary Consul to Jamaica Yodit Getachew-Hylton won the trophy for Best Booth at the Consular Corps of Jamaica's annual International Trade Expo.

The Expo is part of Diplomatic Week which ended in fine style last week Friday (February 12, 2013) afternoon at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia won as its booth had received rave reviews all week. The booth was decorated with Ethiopian cultural and traditional materials.

The winners' platform was Clelia Barriento consul of Ecuador, whose booth was selected as second place, and Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica Gerardo Lozano as the third booth.

Yodit Getachew Hylton was appointed as Honorary Consul of Ethiopia in 2013. Yodit hosts a cultural showroom that exhibits Ethiopian traditional, cultural and historical artworks.