Addis Ababa, September 9/2020(ENA) Japan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daisuke Matsunaga mentioned the brand new Ethiopian yr is essential to its folks and the federal government because the nation can be again to regular amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Appreciating Ethiopia’s effort in battling coronavirus, the ambassador acknowledged that the nation is trying ahead to placing this virus behind as quickly as attainable and endure the prosperity of its folks.
“I think the important thing about the New Year is to move to a renewal chapter. We all had some or little difficulties in the past. But we forgot all of them and made fresh start. So I want to encourage Ethiopians to make a new and fresh start this new year,” he elaborated.
Noting the historic relation between the 2 nations, Ambassador Matsunaga mentioned Japan has remained supportive of Ethiopia.
Japan has supplied 30.2 million USD meals help to COVID-19 and locust affected communities in Ethiopia in addition to a 4-million USD value medical gear to the trouble in battling coronavirus, he acknowledged.
Ambassador Matsunaga additional acknowledged that Japan has been contributing to the financial development of Ethiopia by means of such assistances.
He added that his nation will help Ethiopia in industrialization, strengthening agricultural market accesses, creating high quality infrastructure and human assets in addition to selling science and know-how.
The ambassador additional mentioned Japan is eager to spend money on Ethiopia’s telecom sector.
“We are interested in participating in Ethiopia’s investment areas, particularly in the telecom sector which the country has been opening up. We are keen to become an independent operator in this telecom field,” he identified.
Lastly, Ambassador Matsunaga expressed his greatest needs for the folks and the Authorities of Ethiopia on the New Ethiopian 12 months 2013.