The Ambassador’s Word

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the website of the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Paris, France.
Ethiopia, with its ancient civilization and diverse culture, is one of the oldest countries in the world, unique in Africa having its own calendar, script, the only black nation defeating the colonial Power and therefore one of the few countries of the world uncolonized by European Powers and Origin of mankind and land of coffee.
Ethiopia, with an estimated population of 100 million (the second most populous country in Africa), has an area of 1.1 million km² and the country offers a huge opportunity to invest in Manufacturing, Agriculture, Industries and Tourism and Hospitality with attractive incentives package and supported by steady economic growth over a decade and growing middle income population. Therefore, I would like to invite French, Spain, Portugal and the Holy See companies to take advantage of this opportunity to invest in Ethiopia in different sectors.
Ethiopia has diplomatic relations with France for more than a century and enjoys a strong partnership and cooperation in wide Area of common interest with France, Spain, Portugal and the Holy See.
Ethiopia is keen to strengthen its partnership and cooperation with France, Spain, Portugal and the Holy See in all fields of activities such as decentralized cooperation, trade, Investment, tourism, education and technology transfer.
Ali Sulaiman Mohammed