State Minister Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos holds talks with Poland’s Deputy Speaker (Mar 26, 2015)
State Minister Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos met with a Polish delegation led by Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland, Elzbieta Radziszeweska, on Tuesday (March 24). Ambassador Berhane warmly welcomed the Polish delegation noting that relations between the two countries were strong, valuable and historical. He briefed the Deputy Speaker on Ethiopia’s successes in accommodating diversity, a sign of the country’s strength and development. He cited the fast growing economy and the stability of the country as factors that made Ethiopia convenient for both investors and tourists, and pointed out there were huge opportunities available for investment in agriculture, manufacturing and trade as well as an available, trainable and capable work force. Ambassador Berhane hailed the government-to-government cooperation underscoring that the Government of Poland was playing a vital role in strengthening cooperation between the two countries. He pledged full support to strengthen Ethiopia’s relations with Poland and with its people and Government. The Deputy Speaker extended her appreciation to the people and Government of Ethiopia for its efforts for development and said the growing Economy underlined the country’s successes. She hoped Ethiopia would continue to registering a growing economy. Ms. Radziszeweska said Poland and Ethiopia were both launched on a gigantic transformation process and by cooperating with each other in, for example, the agriculture, manufacturing, investment and tourism sectors, they could achieve remarkable progress. Ethiopia, she said, was a preferred destination for Polish tourists, adding that Poland would like to be involved in some areas of the tourist sector.