Ethiopian Finance Minister Ahmed Shide has praised the Chinese companies in Ethiopia for their significant contribution to the country’s economic development.
Speaking at the 2023 Corporate Social Responsibility Forum: Chinese Enterprise in Ethiopia, the minister said the Chinese government and companies have been involved in major infrastructure projects in the country.
Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Zhao Zhiyuan said Chinese companies have discharged their corporate social responsibilities.
He said there have been 1,835 Chinese direct investment projects with an accumulative investment of about 4.8 billion U.S. dollars in Ethiopia, creating 560,000 job opportunities.
The forum brought together senior Ethiopian government officials, representatives from Chinese enterprises in Ethiopia and their Ethiopian counterparts, as well as diplomats in the East African country.
Source : Xinhua