Toronto (HAN) September 22, 2014. International Development and investment partnership news. According to the Canadian Eye on Africa sources told Geeska Afrika Online reporter in Toronto, Canada’s most powerfull Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, with Christian Paradis meets Ethiopian Minister Tolessa Shagi meets in Toronto
Ethiopia’s Minister of Mines, Tolessa Shagi, met with Christian Paradis, Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, on Thursday in Toronto. Discussions covered issues related to Ethiopia’s emerging mining sector, including sharing technology, expertise and knowledge and institutional and human resource development, with the aim of cementing and advancing the need for a growing cooperative partnership between the two nations.
Ethiopia’s Minister of Mines, Tolessa Shagi said that Ethio-Canada ties in mining sector were gaining momentum.
Ethiopia’s Minister of Mines, Tolessa Shagi appreciated Canada’s continued technical assistance to mining sector development, and praised Canadian companies’ business culture, which he described as a valuable asset for future development of Ethio-Canada ties. Minister Tolessa called on Canadian companies to take advantage of the unprecedented opportunities in Ethiopia’s emerging mining sector., and said Ethiopia was committed to write a new chapter of cooperation with Canadian firms for the mutual benefit of all. Mr. Paradis emphasized that Canada was ready to support Ethiopia in mining sector development, and he noted it could draw lessons and best practices from Canada’s experience.
Canada’s Minister of International Development emphasized that Canada was keen to support Ethiopia’s efforts in natural resource development and underlined that Ethiopia was one of Canada’s Focus Countries in seeking common development.After his talks with AtoTolessa, Mr. Paradis announced that Canada would contribute $12.5 million to strengthen mining education in Ethiopia
The Ethiopian delegation in Canada for the Canada-Africa Business Summit in Toronto met with Mr.Ed Fast, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, on Thursday (September 18). Discussions centered on issues of bilateral investment and trade ties.AlemayehuTegenu, Ethiopia’s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, gave Mr. Fast a detailed briefing of Ethiopia’s green energy development projects, as well as the areas of opportunity.
Photo: The Ethiopian delegation meets with Mr.Ed Fast, Canada’s Minister of International Trade in #Toronto
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