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Amb. Tan Jian Meets Ethiopian Minister of Science and Technology

On April 3, 2018, Ambassador Tan Jian met with Minister of Science and Technology of Ethiopia, Dr. Getahun Mekuria on matters of mutual concern.

Dr. Getahun expressed his sincere gratitude to the Chinese government for the effort to support the human resource development programs in the Ministry of Science and Technology of Ethiopia. Dr. Getahun also highlighted the huge potential of cooperation between the two sides in science and technology and pointed out that the two sides should foster closer exchanges between their research and business circles, and build up exchange platforms together.

Ambassador Tan, on his part, stated that the Chinese side attaches great importance to the bilateral cooperation in the field of science and technology, to fully leverage the role of science and technology in economic and social development, and to tap into all sources of innovation. The Chinese government will further pool the efforts of businesses, universities and research institutes of the two countries to energize business organizations, people, the market and capital for innovation-based development. The Ambassador said that Chinese investors in Ethiopia ultimately aim are encouraged to transfer technology and know-how.

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