Ethiopia – Visit by Matthias Fekl (Addis Ababa, December 17, 2015)

Matthias Fekl, minister of state for foreign trade, the promotion of tourism, and French nationals abroad, visited Addis Ababa on December 17.

Matthias Fekl inaugurated the office of Business France in Addis and co-chaired the third French-Ethiopian business forum. He was accompanied by a delegation of some 40 French businesses, particularly small and medium-size businesses, about 10 of which will take part in a specific program of individual meetings. He also worked on strengthening our economic partnership with Deputy Prime Minister Debretsion Gebremichael and transport minister Workneh Gebeyehu, to whom he issued an invitation to come to France.

Matthias Fekl met with Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma and with the French community during a visit to the French-Ethiopian Lycée Guebre-Mariam.