The Ethiopian-Turkey Trade and Investment Forum took place in Addis Ababa on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Prime Minister Office. The Forum brought Turkish businesses and high level Ethiopian Official on the same table for discussions.
The event was organized in collaboration with Turkish Confederation of Business and Industrialists (TUSKON) and the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (ECCSA). In addition to this, two weeks earlier a team of high level delegations from Ethiopia had visited Turkey. And the visit by the Turkey delegates is made following the steps of the Ethiopians.
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