“H.E. Jemal Beker Abdula, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, met with His Excellency Professor M. Iqbal Choudhary, Coordinator General of COMSTECH on Wednesday and discussed areas of bilateral cooperation potential avenues in the field of science
The two sides discussed necessary initiatives, including institutional cooperation to effectively enhance the capacity of Ethiopia’s human resources in the fields of health, education , technology and innovation. Ethiopia through knowledge sharing will help Ethiopia develop indigenous technologies in important socio-economic sectors.
His Excellency Ambassador Jemal Beker Abdula expressed his gratitude to His Excellency Professor Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary for his keen interest in sharing knowledge and expertise with the Ethiopian government and assured him about comprehensive cooperation in this field.
The Ambassador said that the Ethiopian government attaches great importance to the technology sector, which is a priority in the local economic reform program launched by His Excellency Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
He also proposed the exchange of delegations from the fields of education, health and technology for institutional development in Ethiopia.
The Ambassador also highlighted the boost witnessed by Ethiopia and Pakistan’s bilateral relationship in the recent past including commencement of the Ethiopian Airlines’ flight operations in Karachi playing critical role in further strengthening people-to-people contacts between the two countries.
“Ethiopia is a gateway to Africa and by bringing the Ethiopian Airlines in Pakistan, we have connected Pakistan with the whole African continent,” the ambassador remarked.