H.E. Hirut Zemene addressed the VWIO a business association in Wetteren municipality on Tuesday (8 November 2023).
On the occasion, the ambassador and Embassy diplomats met with the Mayor of Wetteren H.E. Albert De Geyter and discussed, and the ways that would enable the two sides foster their business ties.
The delegation also took a tour of a successful company called Smart Photo Group NV, engaged in a large scale designing and printing on textile, wood and steel and had fruitful discussion with the Mr. Johan Dierickx, the General Manger of the company, on possible collaboration in the area.
Ambassador Hirut addressed the association (VWLO) by acquainting them about the overall business environment in Ethiopia and encouraged them to create link with counterparts in Ethiopia.
During the occasion, the President of VWIO Mr. Francis Vanackere had extended a warm welcome and networking opportunity for the embassy diplomats.
The program was made possible through the initiative of Mr. Yvan De Cormick, Board member of CBL-ACP (Chamber of Commerce of Belgium).
At the event, the Embassy presented Ethiopian traditional “jebena buna” coffee ceremony which was enjoyed by participants.