Invitation to Attend the EIC Annual Investment Forum, April 26-28, 2023
Dear Business Leaders,
You are cordially invited to the Ethiopian Investment Commission’s (EIC) Annual Investment Forum, which will be held in Addis Ababa from April 26th to 28th, 2023.

This premier forum provides a unique platform for engaging with high-level government officials, policymakers, and fellow investors from the private sector to explore attractive investment opportunities, discuss policy reforms, and establish new partnerships. Moreover, the forum provides valuable networking opportunities and facilitates business linkages.
For more information, please email the EIC at or contact our Embassy at
To register for the event, visit:
We look forward to your participation in this informative and productive event.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken departed Addis Ababa after concluding a fruitful visit.

His visit to Ethiopia was a significant step toward rebuilding & revitalizing relations between Ethiopia & the USA says Amb. Meles Alem, Spokesperson for The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, during a biweekly news briefing.
Secretary Blinken also expressed his satisfaction of holding ‘’productive talks focused on consolidating peace and advancing Ethiopia’s democracy, security, and prosperity.”

He reiterated the USA’s continued commitment to support the critical steps that Ethiopians need to take for recovery and reconciliation.
In his one day long trip to Ethiopia, Secretary Blinken met and held productive conversations with H.E PM Abiy Ahmed Ali, FM and DPM H.E Demeke Mekonnen Hassen, and other high ranking officials and rights groups.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken, announced more than $331 million in new humanitarian assistance for Ethiopia.

US Secretary of State, today announced more than $331 million in new humanitarian assistance for Ethiopia for the year 2023 through the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
According to a statement by State Department, the funding will provide life-saving support to those displaced and affected by conflict, drought, and food insecurity in Ethiopia.

In his official working visit to Ethiopia, Mr. Blinken held candid discussions with H.E PM Abiy Ahmed and FM & DPM H.E Demeke Mekonnen.
His visit to Ethiopia, the announced humanitarian support and the ongoing constructive engagements testify the keen interest of the two countries to boost their longstanding cooperation.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali received US Secretary of State, Anthony J. Blinken

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali received at the Office of the Prime Minister earlier today US Secretary of State, Anthony J. Blinken who is in Ethiopia for a working visit. Their discussions focused on various domestic, regional and bilateral issues of mutual concern, with a commitment for enhancing the partnership between #Ethiopia and the #US. Ethiopia’s evident progress on the peace agreement was also acknowledged. While the economy, development endeavours, particularly agriculture, and regional stability were also addressed. #PMOEthiopia

The US Secretary of State H.E Antony Blinken has arrived in Addis Ababa with his Delegation.

The US Secretary of State H.E Antony Blinken has arrived in Addis Ababa with his Delegation. H.E. Ambassador Mesganu Arga; State Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, H.E Ambassador Seleshi Bekele; Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the United States and other high ranking government officials accorded warm welcome to Mr. Blinken upon his arrival at Bole International Airport.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will Travel to Ethiopia tomorrow, March 14, 2023, leading a High Level US Delegation.

Mr. Blinken is expected to meet with H.E Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (Dr.), Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H.E Demeke Mekonnen and other top government officials to discuss bilateral, regional and multilateral issues of common interest.

For several decades, Ethiopia and the U.S. have been closely working on multifaceted areas of trade, peace and security, health, education, agriculture, humanitarian assistance and other sectors.

The Secretary’s visit to Ethiopia will help to revitalize and strengthen the longstanding cooperation of the two countries to the highest level it deserves.

Secretary Blinken is also scheduled to meet Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat.

Ethiopia and United States of America have 120 years of official diplomatic relationship.

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በአሜሪካ የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር ሚ/ር አንቶኒ ብሊንከን የተመራ የልዑካን ቡድን በነገው እለት (መጋቢት 5 ቀን 2015 ዓ.ም) ወደ ኢትዮጵያ ያቀናል።

ሚኒስትሩ በቆይታቸውም ከኢፌዴሪ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ክቡር ዶ/ር አብይ አህመድ፣ ምክትል ጠ/ሚኒስትር እና የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር ክቡር አቶ ደመቀ መኮነን እና ሌሎ ከፍተኛ የሥራ ኃላፊዎች ጋር ተገናኝተው እንደሚወያዩ ይጠበቃል።

በዚህም በሁለትዮሽ፣ ቀጣናዊ እና አለም አቀፋዊ ጉዳዮች ዙሪያ የጋራ ተጠቃሚነትን በሚያጎለብቱ ሃሳቦች ላይ የሚመክሩ ይሆናል።

ላለፉት በርካታ አስርት ዓመታት ሁለቱ አገራት በንግድ፣ በጸጥታና ደህንነት፣ በግብርና ልማት፣ በጤናና ትምህርት ማስፋፋት በሰብዓዊ ድጋፍ ወዘተ ዙሪያ በትብብር ሲሰሩ ቀይተዋል።

ይህ በአሁኑ ወቅተ የሚደረገው ጉብኝትም የአገራቱን ዘመናትን የተሻገር ጠንካራ መስተጋብር ወደሚመጥነው ከፍተኛ ስትራቴጂካዊ ግንኙነት ለማሸጋገር አስተዋጽዖ እንደሚያደርግ ይጠበቃል።

ሴክሬታሪ ብሊንከን በኢትዮጵያ ቆይታቸው ከአፍሪካ ህብረት ኮሚሽን ሊ/መንበር ሙሳ ፋኪ ማሀማት ጋር ተገናኝተው እንደሚነጋገሩም ይጠበቃል፡፡
ኢትዮጵያና አሜሪካ የ120 ዓመታት የዲፕሎማቲክ ግንኙነት ታሪክ አላቸው፡፡

ምስል፡ ፋይል

Statement on the “Resolution” of the League of Arab States Regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) #Ethiopia

Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington D.C celebrate the annual International Women’s Day

Diplomats and Staff at the Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington D.C celebrate the annual International Women’s Day under the Theme of “I’m My Sister’s Keeper”. H.E Ambassador Zelalem Birhan, Deputy Head of Mission, on the occasion lauded the extraordinary contribution of women to the transformation of Ethiopia in multifaceted fronts, including in the diplomatic fora.

He also stressed the need to promote women empowerment at all levels to accelerate inclusive implementation of national agendas. A discussion paper was presented focusing on the role of celebrating ’Women’s Day’ and the challenges women staff facing specially in the foreign service assignments.

Pleased to meet with Sheikh Tamim…

“Pleased to meet with Sheikh Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani today. We have explored our bilateral ties and discussed regional issues. There are many opportunities for Qatari investments in various sectors in #Ethiopia.”

-H.E. Abiy Ahmed

አቶ ደመቀ መኮንን ከካዛኪስታን እና ከሰርቢያ የምክትል የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትሮች ጋር ተወያዩ

ምክትል ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር እና የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር አቶ ደመቀ መኮንን ከካዛኪስታን እና ከሰርቢያ የምክትል የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትሮች ጋር ተወያዩ። በአዘርባጃን ባኩ ከተማ እየተካሄደ በሚገኘው የገለልተኛ አገራት ንቅናቄ ጉባኤ እየተሳተፉ የሚገኙት አቶ ደመቀ፣ ኢትዮጵያ ከሌሎች አገራት ጋር የሚኖራትን የሁለትዮሽ ትብብር ለማጠናከር በሚቻልባቸው ጉዳዮች ላይ ከተለያዩ አገራት ጋር ተወያይተዋል። የካዛኪስታን ምክትል የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር ካኔት ቱመሽ በኢትዮጵያ በመንግሥት በኩል የተካሄዱ የፖለቲካ እና የኢኮኖሚ ለውጦችን አድንቀዋል። ካኔት ሀገራቸው በቱሪዝም እና በኢንሸስትመንት አቅሞች ላይ በጋራ ለመሥራት ፍላጎት እንደላትም ገልጸዋል። ምክትል የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትሩ በኢትዮጵያ በቢዝነስ ሥራዎች የተሰማሩ ባለሀብቶች በካዛኪስታን ጉብኝት እንዲያደርጉ እና ትሥሥራቸውን እንዲያጠናክሩም ጠይቀዋል። እንዲሁም ካዛኪስታን ለተማሪዎች ነፃ የስኮላርሺፕ ዕድሎች እንደምታመቻችም ተናግረዋል።አቶ ደመቀ በበኩላቸው፣ በኢትዮጵያ የነበረውን ውስጣዊ ችግር ለመፍታት በሰላም ስምምነቱ አፈፃፀም ላይ ማብራሪያ የሰጡ ሲሆን በውስጥ አቅም ችግሮችን ለመፍታት የተደረጉ ጥረቶችና ወደ ተግባር የተገባበትን ሂደት አስረድተዋል።

የሁለቱን አገሮች የንግድ እና የቢዝነስ ትብብር በሚፈለገው ደረጃ ማሳደግ እንደሚገባም ተናግረዋል።ካዛኪስታን እ.ኤ.አ በ2017/2018 በተባበሩት መንግሥታት የፀጥታው ምክር ቤት የተለዋጭ ቋሚ ኮሚቴ አባል በነበረችበት ወቅት ከኢትዮጵያ ጋር በቅርበት ስትሠራ እንደነበርም አስታውሰዋል። በተመሳሳይ አቶ ደመቀ ከሰርቢያ ምክትል የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር አይቨክ ዳሴክ ጋር ውይይት አድርገዋል።በውይይታቸውም በሁለቱ አገሮች መካከል ያለውን ጠንካራ ታሪካዊ ግንኘነት ማሳደግ በሚቻልባቸው ጉዳዮች ላይ መምከራቸውን ኢዜአ ዘግቧል። ካዛኪስታን እና ሰርቢያ የገለልተኛ አገራት ንቅናቄ አባል ሲሆኑ ከኢትዮጵያ ጋር በዓለም አቀፍ መድረኮች፣ በባለብዙ ወገን ዲፕሎማሲ በትብብር ይሠራሉ።