Ethiopia Plans to Woo Investors in Expo 2020 Dubai

ADDIS ABABA – The Ministry of Trade and Industry plans to promote business and investment opportunities in Ethiopia during the Expo 2020 Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Expo, which has been delayed for a year due to COVID-19 pandemic, will run for six months starting from 1 October 2021.

Its organizers said they aim to host a World Expo that inspires people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.

On Tuesday, Ministry of Trade and Industry said it is preparing to showcase Ethiopia’s vast business and investment opportunities to the world

In addition, the ministry also plans to showcase its diverse culture and history to visitors in its ‘One Nation One Pavilion’ at the expo.

The ministry is preparing for Expo in collaboration with Ethiopian diaspora, private sector, cultural ambassadors and others for the program Ethiopia will participate under ‘Land of origins & opportunities” Moto, the ministry said.

The objective is to create a comprehensive display of Ethiopian products, services, history and culture for visitors, said State Minister Ambassador Misganu Arega.

The Expo 2021 Dubai is expected to attract 25 million visitors from 192 countries.