President holds talks with chiefs of global agencies
Addis Ababa, November 12, 2019 (FBC) –President Sahle-Work Zewde today held talks with heads of different global organizations.
The President received Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Reeta Roy CEO of Mastercard Foundation, and members of the leadership team of Cisco, a multinational technology company.
During a discussion held with Mrs. Gates, female cabinet members were also present and held discussion on the ongoing reforms and shared their experiences.
Gates expressed her thanks for the warm reception and commended the reform efforts in the country, according to office of the President.
The President also received a team led by Reeta Roy. The Canada based Mastercard Foundation commits to supporting the initiative of creating 10 million jobs in Ethiopia within the coming 10 years.
The Foundation recently put $300 million towards the initiative.
Similarly, President Sahle-Work met with members of the leadership team of Cisco, a multinational technology company.
The representatives of the company expressed their interest in working and investing in Ethiopia.