Ambassadors, Diplomatic Missions Vow to Promote Ethiopia’s Splendid Tourist Destinations

Addis Ababa, Ethiopian ambassadors and diplomatic missions have vowed to promote Ethiopia’s splendid tourism destinations to their respective countries of mission.

Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Heads of Mission and pertinent institutions under the ministry have visited the Gorgora project, which is among the one of the three tourism destination projects under construction as part of the “Dine for Ethiopia” initiative.

Speaking with ENA after the visit, the ambassadors have said that by developing its natural resources, the “Dine for Ethiopia” project will enable Ethiopia to benefit from its tourism sector.

The ambassadors further noted that they will work harder to make foreign visitors come and visit the projects. They also said that they will promote tourist destinations in the country.

Ethiopian Ambassador in Turkey, Adam Mohamed, said the Gorgora development project is a major tourism destination being carried out by preserving nature.

The Gorgora project resembles with other projects found in the world that we have been greatly surprising with, he said adding that it is everyone’s responsibility to promote these new tourist attractions to the world.

Ethiopian ambassador to Canada, Fitsum Arega on his part, said, “Dine for Ethiopia” projects will contribute to bringing out the natural rich of the country and help in image building.

These projects should be promoted as their contribution to generate income is huge, he said.

Ethiopian ambassador in Zimbabwe, Rashid Mohamed, on his part said “Dine for Ethiopia” projects can largely play crucial role in displaying Ethiopia’s natural resources, that has been out of sight from the world, with a view to promoting the country’s tourism and strengthen economic benefits.

Ethiopian ambassador to Pakistan Jamal Beker indicated that since the major work of missionaries is economic diplomacy, we diplomats are expected to help the country generate income by promoting its development achievements.

Foreign Affairs State Minister Ambassador Birtukan Ayano, on her part, pointed out that in the future ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ projects are expected to become major tourist destinations in Ethiopia.

She also stated that the projects are symbolic development works that demonstrate the facts that Ethiopians can commence and complete development projects on time.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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