ADDIS ABABA (HAN) November 22, 2015 – Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability News. The Russian branch of the National Geographic Traveler magazine organized “the 5th National Geographic Traveler Awards-Top travel destinations of 2015 at a ceremony held in Moscow on November 18/2015.

Readers and Viewers of this Journal were requested to vote on line for a specific destination of their choice, among the candidate countries in 12 different categories. Russian‬ viewers and readers of the Journal voted Ethiopia as the winner of the award in the category of “Exotic Tourist Destination of 2015” among the other two candidate destinations i.e Vietnam and South Africa.

H.E. Mr. Grum Abay, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Russian Federation received the award on the behalf of Ethiopia on the occasion. MFA

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