Sheikha Lubna Meets Ethiopian President
(Addis Ababa) – UAE Foreign Trade Minister, H.H. Sheikha Lubna met the President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde-Giorgis at the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa during the inauguration ceremony of Julphar Plant. Sheikha Lubna led UAE delegation to the event. The meeting was also attended by H.E. Sheikh Saqr bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Chairman of Julphar, Ethiopia Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom and Dr Yousif Eissa Hassan Alsabri.
Speaking on the occasion, UAE Foreign Trade Minister H.H. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi stressed on the importance of boosting investment and trade ties between UAE and Ethiopia, a move she noted “translated the foreign relations’ vision in Africa”. She added that the success of the diversification policies has qualified the UAE to further make use of its strategic location in addition to the UAE’s advanced infrastructure, noting that these factors have catapulted the UAE to be the international trade hub.
For his part, the Ethiopian President praised the UAE’s keenness on bolstering its relations with Ethiopia, especially in the areas of economy and investment, welcoming the UAE investments in Ethiopia.