• Embassy of Ethiopia

Preparations underway to hold Diaspora Day

Addis Ababa  June 10/2015 - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it has been finalizing preparation to mark 'Diaspora Day' scheduled to take place in the month of August.

Diaspora Affairs Director with the Ministry, Feyisal Ali told ENA that a committee has established to coordinate activities related to the celebration that is expected to attract more than 7000 Diasporas.

Ethiopian nationals and Diaspora from different parts of the world are expected to flock to Addis to attend the celebration which will last for five days.

Various events that depict the participation of the Diaspora in the developmental activities of the nation will be organized in the event scheduled from 12 - 16 August 2015.

Investment projects will also be visited by participants with the aim of encouraging them encourage invest in Ethiopia.