Ethiopia and Switzerland Agreed to Enhance Their Investment and Trade Relations

Ethiopia and Switzerland leadres have agreed to transform their investment and trade relations to a higher level.


Prime Minister H.E Ato Hailemariam received President Simonetta Sommaruga of Switzerland on the three day state visit to Ethiopia at the office the Prime Minister.

The two leaders discussed on political, economic, investment and refugee handling issues. Enhancing their comprehensive cooperation, the two leaders have agreed to continue their bilateral relation that had started from 19th century.

After the discussion, the two leaders have given press release.

Prime Minister has explained the president and the bussiness delegation on the condusive investment opportunities existing in Ethiopia and invited to participate in green economy sectors.

President Simonetta Sommaruga stated the keen interest of the Swizerland investors to invest in Ethiopia.

Recognizing the good handling of refugees by Ethiopia, the president stated to strengthening its support in this respect.

President Simonetta Sommaruga gave a speech on federalism to the House of People’s Representatives.