The German Embassy in Addis Ababa disclosed that the Made in Germany-Africa tradeshow is set to be held at Ethiopian Skylight Hotel in Addis Ababa, from March 2nd to 4th, 2023, providing a platform for key African industries to enhance multilateral trade relationships.
According to the embassy over 2,500 Germans as well as African professionals, investors, diplomats, government personnel are expected to attend the trade fair, providing a unique opportunity to discuss and refresh on major relationships.
The Embassy stated that with its high-end visitor profile and large proportion of decision-makers, the event will attract not only exhibitors but also conference attendees as well as diplomats.
“German and African experts will discuss solutions for African educational organizations including schools, universities and other higher learning institutions. Others will meet with German companies leading in infrastructure, clean cities, building systems, environmental solutions, digitalization, and manufacturing of machines,” it said.
“Financing projects, leasing machines for agro-processing and other finance topics will be discussed with World Bank, IMF, and the German KfW Bank, it added.
Made in Germany-Africa is organized by the Trade and Fairs Group and the German Embassy in Addis Ababa, with the support of the German Ministry of Trade and Climate Protection as well as the government of Ethiopia.
The Halal Food and Tourism exhibition and forum, which is part of the Eid-to-Eid program, was officially opened today.
The chairperson of the Eid-to-Eid National Committee, Ambassador Birtukan Ayano, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, stated that the participants in the forum’s three-day activities will help identify the potential of the halal industry, the opportunities that the country needs to utilize the sector, and create connections with people from around the world.
Ambassador Birtukan Ayano recalled that a number of Ethiopians flocked to their country and engaged in economic activities and social engagements as a result of a number of events conducted in response to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s invitation to the country.
According to Dr. Mohamed Andris, Deputy Director of the Ethiopian Diaspora Service and Coordinator of the Secretariat of the National Committee of the Eid-to-Eid program, Ethiopians from all over the world who have welcomed their country’s call will actually enable the bolstering of economic ties and the image-building process in diverse fields.
Members of the diplomatic community, representatives of international organizations, and senior officials from the Ministry of Agriculture attended the forum. The exhibition will be held at the Sheraton Hotel from August 8-10, 2022.
Invest Ethiopia 2023, an Investment Forum that brings together investors, business leaders, policymakers, and entrepreneurs from around the world to explore and unlock investment opportunities in Ethiopia officially launched today with the presence of higher government officials and local and international stakeholders.
The forum is being held under the theme “Invest and Grow in Ethiopia – The Land of Attractive Investment Opportunities.
Invest Ethiopia 2023 is sponsored by Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and Ethio Telecom, two of the country’s leading financial and telecommunications institutions.
Ethiopian Airlines will serve as the official travel partner for the forum.
The forum will be held for the next 3 days with more than 600 attendees and various panels, events and exhibitions.
State Minister, Ambassador Birtukan Ayano said the Eid-to-Eid homecoming call provides opportunities to promote Ethiopia’s religious and cultural values.
The State Minister, who is also Co-Cahir of the Eid-to-Eid National Committee, made the remarks while officially opening the Eid-to-Eid Expo that displays Ethiopian-made products.
Ambassador Birtukan called on the Diaspora to buy products made in Ethiopia, encourage local manufacturers, and promote the country in this regard.
Deputy Director General of the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency, Dr. Mohammed Endris appreciated the positive response of the Diaspora to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Eid-to-Eid call.
He urged the home comers to actively engage in the arranged programs at the federal and regional levels.
Co-Chair of the Eid-to-Eid National Commiittee, Ustaz Abubeker Ahmed, on his part, called on the diaspora community to contribute their part in rehabilitating affected people and reconstructing damaged infrastructure.
The African Telemedicine Network Conference held in Addis Ababa yesterday in the presence of high level government officials including the Health Minister Dr. Lia Tadesse, among others.
The Telemedicine Network was initiated by Ethiopians engaged in the private sector in Ethiopia in cooperation with other Africans.
A technology named HabariDoc that would help patients get appropriate services from health professional wherever they are from was launched in the conference.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Lia Tadese, said the Telemedicine Network is the best method to improve the quality of health services remote areas.
The minister said that besides reducing costs, the network would help improve efficiency by increasing service quality and customer satisfaction, as well as facilitating the transfer of knowledge between professionals.
It is stated on the occasion that Ethiopia has implemented several telemedicine projects including ITU Telemedicine, iPath, Pan African Telemedicine and World Bank Diaspora Telemedicine.
The projects were based on a visual based clinical application and did not involve patients, and efforts were underway to address such issues.
Guidelines related to Health Information System, Digital Health System have been put in place as part of the activities being carried out to address the challenges, it was said.
Taking place in Addis Ababa in 2021, the events will commence on November 1, with the 5th World Leather Congress (WLC) organised by the International Council of Tanners and COMESA LLPI under the theme ‘Leather – a Gift of Nature’. Delegates will then be able to attend the XXXVI IULTCS Congress, to be held on November 3 – 5, which will explore the theme of ‘Greening the Leather Value Chain’. On November 6 – 9, the All Africa Leather Fair (AALF) will be held, dedicated to leather, accessories, components, footwear, leather goods, automotive and furniture. The International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS) said the call for congress abstracts will open shortly and the Congress venue will be the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, close to the International airport in Addis Ababa.