Addis Ababa, September 16, 2022 (FBC) – Dessie Dalkie, the Ethiopian Ambassador in the Republic of Korea, visited Chuncheon City on Thursday. On the occasion, the Ambassador visited the Korean War Memorial Museum downtown and laid a wreath at a memorial monument built for Ethiopian veterans remembering their participation during the Korean War.
During his visit, Ambassador Dessie Dalkie held a courtesy meeting with the Mayor of Chuncheon City and discussed various issues. As Chuncehon City is a sister city of Addis Ababa, the Mayor agreed to continue cooperation between Addis Ababa and Chuncehon City in a more strengthened and expanded manner.
The Ambassador also visited Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation, which works on biotechnology manufacturing and serves as a center for start-ups for innovators, and discussed transferring appropriate technologies for Ethiopian similar institutions.
In connection with this, a visit was made to Kangwon National University, which is the 4th ranked university in Korea, and they agreed to work together on many issues. The university agreed to give more scholarships to Ethiopian students and to continue bilateral cooperation with Addis Ababa University.
Finally, he appeared at the opening ceremony of a coffee exhibition, where various events about Ethiopian coffee were held, providing a good opportunity to promote our coffee and our country.