Ethiopian Diaspora Agency to be Officially Launched on Friday

diaspora AgencyDiaspora Agency Director General Mrs. Selamawit Dawit held press briefing this morning to relate to the media about the various duties and responsibilities of the new Diaspora Agency which will be officially launched on Friday March 01, 2019 at Sheraton Addis.

During the press briefing, Mrs. Selamawit said that Ethiopian Diaspora can play an important role in Ethiopia’s development nexus via knowledge and skills transfer, capacity building, promotion of trade and FDI, and entrepreneurship.

She further noted that the Diaspora is an asset with huge potential to contribute to Ethiopia’s reform agenda, adding the Diaspora Agency aims to provide the right tools and instruments so that the Diaspora actively engages in the development endeavors of the country.

The Diaspora Agency has a mission to create enabling environment for the Diaspora to maximize knowledge and skills transfer as well as promotion of trade and investment for the development of #Ethiopia.