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The Ethiopian round table business promotion was held in #Toronto, Canada on the sidelines of Canadian Council on Public Private Partnership (CCPPP) Conference
On the sidelines of the CCPPP Conference held from Nov. 18-20/2019 in Toronto, a separate Ethiopian round-table discussion was organized on Nov. 19/2019 with selected companies working on the Public Private Partnership projects.
The round table discussion was started by an opening remark of Her Excellency Ambassador Nasise Challi, focussing on the long-standing bilateral relation between #Ethiopia and #Canada stressing the need to strengthen the economic relation between the two countries which is still lagging behind. Her Excellency also stated in her opening remark that in order to strengthen the economic relation, both countries signed the MOU on PPP which provides opportunity for Canadian companies to take part on the PPP projects in Ethiopia.
Ambassador Nasise also assured the Canadian companies that her Embassy will remain committed to provide any assistance that the companies may need and urged them to seize the momentum and explore the investment opportunities available in Ethiopia.
Following the remark, Mr. Tilahun Tadesse, Director General for PPP at Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, made a power point presentation on the current activities of Ethiopia in PPP and available PPP projects.
After the presentation, testimony of the experience of working on PPP in Ethiopia was presented by two Canadian Companies to the participants which was followed by question and answer section. Finally, the Business to Government (B to G) match making took place where some of the companies has shown interest to explore the opportunists available in the area of PPP in Ethiopia.