Foreign Minister holds talks with Sri Lankan senior official

  • PDF

Addis Ababa, 4 March 2014 (WIC) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Tedros Adhanom and Sri Lankan Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning Dr. Sarath Amunugama held talks here yesterday.
Dr. Tedros said that Ethiopia is keen to strengthen its relations with Sri Lanka in the areas of textile, investment and tourism.
Indicating that Ethiopia has huge potential and opportunities for investment, Dr.Tedros told the Senior Minister that the country would be providing all the necessary support to encourage Sri Lankan investors.
Dr. Sarath told journalists on his part that Sri Lanka is keen to bolster its ties with East African countries particularly with Ethiopia. “Ethiopia and Sri Lanka have shared economic development agendas and hence, we are desirous of further strengthening our bilateral relations with Ethiopia,” he added.
Dr. Sarath also stated that his country is committed to boost its ties with Ethiopia in the areas of textile, hotel and tourism as well as power and investment sectors.
According to the Minister, Sri Lankan businessmen are engaged in investment activities here as the country enjoys strong relations with Ethiopia.

Subscribe to get latest news

Visitors Counter

mod_vvisit_counterThis week82678
mod_vvisit_counterLast week208463
mod_vvisit_counterThis month549466
mod_vvisit_counterLast month1147369
mod_vvisit_counterAll days( since may 28, 2013)14102925

We have: 224 guests, 37 bots online
Today: Aug 20, 2014