ETHIOPIANS TODAY, ADDIS ABABA (FINFINNEE), ETHIOPIA:
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Ethiopia to celebrate national day at Dubai Expo – Capital
Ethiopia plans to celebrate its national day on March 2, 2022 at the Dubai Expo, in relation with the Adwa victory day. At the Dubai 2020 Expo, so far 200,000 people have visited Ethiopia pavilions in the past two months, according to the Ministry of Trade and Regional integration.
“From this, 3,800 people have been interested in visiting Ethiopia while 17 companies are looking in to investing in Ethiopia,” said Assefa Mulgeta, Deputy Commissioner for Expo 2020 Dubai Commission under the Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration.
He said Ethiopia has been promoted as a destination to the land of origins, coffee, tourism and convenient business and investment. Ethiopia also has a showcase of the Lucy’s fossils, traditional coffee brewing rituals, and investment opportunities at the pavilion.
Organizers of the expo expressed that they will celebrate the Ethiopian Day in a way that reflects Ethiopian culture and values.
Assefa said the expo will continue to promote Ethiopia’s image as well as investment and tourist destinations over the next four months. It has been two months since the Dubai Expo 2020 opened and 192 countries, including Ethiopia, are participating.
The Dubai 2020 Expo, which is expected to attract more than 25 million visitors, opened in October. It will run for six months until March 2022. The Dubai Expo 2020, the first in the history of the Arab world, has been underway for more than 10 years.
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