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India’s trade and investment relationship with Ethiopia is very strong, says President Kovind

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The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the India-Ethiopia Business Dialogue, organised to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the India Business Forum in Addis Ababa today (October 5, 2017). 
Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Ethiopia and India have been trading with each other for centuries. Trade relations between Ethiopia and India flourished during the ancient Axumite Empire from the 1st century AD. Today the economic relationship covers trade, private investment, concessional loans for infrastructure projects and development assistance, largely for capacity building.

The President said that India is now among the top three foreign investors in Ethiopia. Indian investment has made a mark in textiles and garments, engineering, plastics, water management, consultancy and ICT, education, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. Indian investments in Ethiopia have had a significant presence in manufacturing and value addition to local resources. They…

Envoys of Tanzania, Ghana, and Burundi presented their credentials to the President of India

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Envoys of Tanzania, Ghana, and Burundi presented their credentials to the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan recently. 

The envoys who presented their credentials were: - 

1. His Excellency Mr. Baraka Haran Luvanda, High Commissioner of Tanzania 



2. His Excellency Mr. Michael Aaron Nii Nortey Oquaye, High Commissioner of Ghana 








3. Her Excellency Mrs. Stella Bdiriganya, Ambassador of Burundi 





Source: PTI