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ROMANIAN DELEGATION VISIT TO ETHIOPIA: A LANDMARK IN BILATERAL RELATION

   On the landmark occasion of the World Tourism Conference and African Investment Conference, a top ranking delegation, from Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation, was invited for a discovery tour of Ethiopia, the receiver of this year most influential tourism designation.

H.E. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and H.E. President Dr. Anton Caragea

A shakehand of friendship between Ethiopian Prime Minister-Academician Hailemariam Desalegn and IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea

The visit took place between 9 to 16 July, 2015 and included an important political and diplomatic dimension.

Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation  President -Professor Dr. Anton Caragea was holding discussions with Minister of Trade-Yaekob Yalla, Minister of Foreign Affairs-Berhane Gebre-Christos and Ministers of Culture and Tourism of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and an inclusive and profusely dialogue with Prime Minister of F.D.R. Ethiopia- Academician Hailemariam Desalegn.

Minister of Trade is decorated by IRICE President

Meeting at Minister of Trade: IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea  along side the leader of activities of Romanian Parliament in 2015-Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei.

The inclusive dialogue, concentrated on promoting bilateral trade, investment and economic cooperation, supporting business people and firms, from both regions, in cooperating and promoting the exchange of techniques, skills and economic goods.

On diplomatic arena an ample cooperation and further developing of honorary consul’s network across the world, was established, with a view to foster tourism, cultural and economic cooperation.

Consultations IRICE President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia

Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei, Academician Mircea Constantinescu, Chairman Mihail Prundianu and the rest of the delegation.

Creating a network of Ambassadors for Tourism and Culture, promoting tourism and the image of Ethiopia, where also tabled, based on other successful examples of actions carved by Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation.

On July 10, 2015 the IRICE President presented the main speech of the world tourism ceremony titled: Ethiopia-the land chosen by God!

Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei, the leader in efficiency of Romanian Parliament, announced that: after receiving the letter destined to World Leaders of Tourism- Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will be decorated with Romanian Parliament Medal.

Dinner in honor of European Council on Tourism and Trade President

Gala dinner in honor of President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Culture and Tourism and Prime Minister of Ethiopia-Academician Hailemariam Desalegn. 

The world tourism ceremony included also folk dances, Ethiopian traditional coffee ceremony and academic presentations, supported by leading figures of Ethiopian cultural establishment.

The ceremony was live broadcasted and viewed by more than 200 million television viewers and will continued to be presented across Europe for the next year.

Anton Caragea-European president looking at Axum

IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea looking at Imperial capital city: AXUM.

From 10th July 2015, the Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation President and his delegation embarked in a cultural and tourism program visiting: Axum-the first capital of Christian Africa and the centre of a world power in 100 to 400 BC, that controlled trade across the Red Sea.

In Axum, the delegation visit the royal tombs, the Church of the Arch of Covenant, the Saint Mary Imperial Basilica, where the emperors of Ethiopia were crowned.

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Axum – cathedral of Saint Mary, the coronation place for Ethiopian emperors

Specially for the delegates, were opened the gates of the imperial museum, containing the priceless treasures of  Ethiopian emperors from garments, to crowns adorned with jewels and the robes used for imperial investiture.

From Axum, the old imperial city, the delegation lead by IRICE President Anton Caragea has being directed to Gondar, the capital of Ethiopia from XVII century to XIX century.

Here they have a chance to admire the fiery Amharic dances, in a wonderful welcoming ceremony, offered by the local authorities, enjoyed the fabulous gondarine cuisine at famous Four sisters’ restaurant and toured the imperial city.

Getinet Amare welcoming European delegation

Colorful welcoming at Gondar with traditional dances!

Gondar is also world renamed for his architecture and for housing almost ten emperors, in a period of glory for Abyssinia, as Ethiopia was known in that time.

Garnering Portuguese influence, with Indian and English architectural designs, Gondar is nicknamed as African Camelot for his strange, but perfect architecture.

Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation delegates were received with a religious ceremony in Lalibela, the holiest Christian city in Africa, and the second Jerusalem, as in worldly known.

More than 5000 pilgrims, priests and deacons, welcomed President Dr. Anton Caragea and offered to him and his delegation, special ceremonial robes, to mark their entrance in the holy city.

European Council President Dr. Anton Caragea speking to the people of Lalibela

Holding the famous speech: To the Peoples of Lalibela!

On this occasion, IRICE President Anton Caragea held his gratitude speech known as:  To the People of Lalibela, a discourse that quickly captured the imagination of the inhabitants of Lalibela.

An impressive tour of six of the eleven rock-hewn churches was conducted, including the famous grave of Saint Lalibela, the church of Medhane Alem (Our Saviour) and Holy Cross Church.

In the final leg of the trip, Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation President and his party were treated with a wonderful welcoming to the bustling and sunny south of Ethiopia and with his famous Lake District city of Hawassa.

Mrs. Almaz Beyero-Head of Bureau for Culture and Tourism of SNNPRS

Warm welcoming to Hawassa with the Head of SNNPRS State!

The delegates were welcomed to music and a fire display by the Head of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State of Ethiopia and enjoyed a tour of Lake Hawassa, a discovery of the city landmarks and a special night show that touched their hearts.

A special surprised was offered by HE. Minister of Culture and Tourism of Ethiopia, Amin Abdulkadir who arranged, for IRICE President Dr. Anton Caragea delegation, a special discovery tour of Harar-the fourth most holy Islamic site.

Mosque in Harar

Visiting UNESCO city: Harar-the 4th holy islamic site.

The city comprises more than 82 mosques and 4000 saints tombs known in the Islamic world as Medinat Al Awliya- the city of saints and a UNESCO heritage site.

The delegates were welcomed with a coffee ceremony and a tour of famous city enclosure, known as Jugal, and a visit to famous French poet Arthur Rimbaud house in Harar.

Harar Traditional House

A moment of relaxation in a traditional harari house-Gay Ger

The visit, to extraordinary city of Harar, was a perfect gift for our delegates, appreciated Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.

H.E. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and H.E. President Dr. Anton Caragea and Government of FDR Ethiopia

Family photo: Ethiopia government headed by Prime Minister-Academician Hailemariam Desalegn and Romanian delegation headed by IRICE President-Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.

The delegation official visit to Ethiopia, is a sign of the country inclusive development, political, clout and prominence in Africa, and a mark of the country taking the rightful place that is deserves, amidst the most cultural and historical developed country in the world, concluded his remarks, IRICE President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.

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VIZITA DELEGATIEI ROMANIEI IN ETIOPIA MARCHEAZA O NOUA ETAPA A RELATIEI BILATERALE

O delegatie, de nivel inalt, a Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica, a fost invitata sa participe la un program de descoperire a Etiopiei, tara considerata cea mai buna destinatie turistica, la nivel mondial.

Invitatia a fost adresata de Primul Ministru al Republicii Federale a Etiopiei si a fost acceptata de Prof.Dr. Anton Caragea-Presedintele IRICE.

Cu ocazia vizitei in Etiopia, delegatia condusa de Presedintele  IRICE a participat si la ceremoniile mondiale de promovare a turismului si la lucrarile Conferintei Africane pentru Investitii.

 

H.E. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and H.E. President Dr. Anton Caragea

O strangere de mana a prieteniei: Presedintele IRICE-Profesor Dr. Anton Caragea si Primul Ministru al Etiopiei-Academician Hailemariam Desalegn.

Vizita a avut loc intre 9 si 16 iulie 2015 si a inclus si o importanta dimensiune politica si diplomatica, in conditiile in care Presedintele IRICE-Profesor Dr. Anton Caragea a avut dialoguri cu: Ministrul Comertului-Yaekob Yalla, Ministrul Afacerilor Externe-Berhane Gebre-Christos si Ministrul Culturii si Turismului si un dialog extins cu Primul Ministru al Republicii Federale Democrate a Etiopiei-Academicianul Hailemariam Desalegn.

 

Minister of Trade is decorated by IRICE President

Intrevedere cu Ministrul Comertului: Presedintele IRICE si Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei-liderul de eficienta al Parlamentului Romaniei.

Dialogul extins s-a concentrat pe teme precum: comert, investitii, cooperare economica, sprijin acordat afacerilor si firmelor, din cele doua regiuni, si promovarea schimbului de tehnica si produse.

In spatiul diplomatic s-a convenit deschiderea unei retele de consuli onorifici in intreaga lume, pentru a promova turismul si cooperarea economica si culturala.

Consultations IRICE President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia

Intrevedere cu Ministrul Afacerilor Externe: Presedintele IRICE si Senator Ionel Agrigoroaei-liderul de eficienta al Parlamentului Romaniei, Academician Mircea Constantinescu, Director Mihai Prundianu si restul delegatiei.

 

 

Totul pe baza experientelor de succes de pana acum ale Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica.

In data de 10 iulie 2015, Presedintele Institutului a sustinut si discursul de deschidere a ceremoniei mondiale de turism, prin cuvantarea ETIOPIA-PAMANTUL ALES DE DUMNEZEU!

Prezent pe scena premiilor de turism mondial, senatorul Ionel Agrigoroaei, liderul de eficienta al Parlamentului Romaniei, a anuntat ca Primul Ministru al Etiopiei, Hailemariam Desalegn a fost decorat cu medalia parlamentului.

Decizia a fost luata de parlamentarul roman dupa anuntul oficial al recunoasterii premierului etiopian drept Lider al Turismului Mondial si dupa primirea de catre acesta a scrisorii oficiale de recunoastere a meritelor sale in promovarea turismului, a pacii si a dezvoltarii la nivel global.

 

Dinner in honor of European Council on Tourism and Trade President

Dineu de gala in onoarea Presedintelui Prof.Dr. Anton Caragea si a delegatiei sale impreuna cu Primul Ministru Hailemariam Desalegn si Ministrii Afacerilor Externe si ai Culturii si Turismului.

Ceremonia premiilor de turism la nivel mondial a continuat cu prezentarea de dansuri traditionale, cu o ceremonie a cafelei, unica in Etiopia si cu prezentari ale elitei academice etiopiene.

Ceremonia a fost difuzata live si a fost urmarita de peste 200 de milioane de privitori.

 

Anton Caragea-European president looking at Axum

Presedintele IRICE la Axum-capitala Africii crestine.

Din data de 10 iulie 2015 programul cultural si turistic, special realizat pentru delegatia Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica, a inceput cu vizitarea primei capitale a Africii crestine-Axum, celebru centru de putere si control al negotului din zona Marii Rosii, din anii 100 pana in anii 400 dHr.

In Axum delegatii au vizitat mormintele imperiale, Biserica Arcei Legamantului si Basilica Sf. Maria, unde ceremonia traditionala de incoronare a imparatilor Etiopiei avea loc.

 

 

European Council President Dr. Anton Caragea speking to the people of Lalibela

Rostind vestitul discurs catre poporul din Lalibela.

Special pentru delegatia oficiala au fost deschise si portile muzeului imperial, unde se gasesc nepretuitele comori ale imparatilor Etiopiei: de la ornamente si hlamide, special croite pentru incoronare pana la coroanele imperiale, siroind de pietre pretioase.

De la Axum, vechiul oras imperial, delegatia IRICE, condusa de Presedintele Dr. Anton Caragea a fost condusa spre Gondar, capitala Etiopiei, intre secolele XVII si XIX.

 

Getinet Amare welcoming European delegation

Ceremonie la Gondar: dansuri specifice!

Aici delegatii au fost primiti cu dansuri traditionale Amhari, intr-o splendida ceremonie de bun venit, oferita de autoritatile locale si sau bucurat de bunatatile specifice Gondarului, la faimosul Restaurant al celor patru surori, si apoi au facut un tur al orasului imperial.

Gondar este renumit, in intreaga lume, pentru arhitectura sa si pentru ca a fost capitala a zece imparati, in vremurile de glorie ale Abisiniei, cum era numita Etiopia pe atunci.

Orasul uneste, intr-o arhitectura perfecta si stranie totodata, influenta portugheza, engleza si indiana, castigandu-si numele de Camelotul Africii.

 

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Catedrala Sf. Maria-locul de incoronare al imparatilor Etiopiei.

 

 

Delegatia Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica a fost apoi primita cu o ceremonie religioasa la Lalibela, orasul crestin prin excelenta al Africii, cunoscut si sub numele de al doilea Ierusalim.

Peste 5000 de pelerini, preoti si diaconi l-au intampinat pe Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea si au oferit delegatiei costume religioase speciale, pentru intrarea in orasul sfant.

Cu aceasta ocazie Prof.Dr. Anton Caragea a tinut discursul sau memorabil: Catre Poporul din Lalibela, asa cum a fost el reprodus in presa locala.

Discursul Presedintelui a reusit sa  incante auditorii si sa le tina captiva imaginatia.

Un turneu al impresionantelor biserici, sculptate in piatra, a fost apoi desfasurat, turneu ce a inclus si mormantului Sf. Lalibela si Bisericile Mantuitorului si ale Sfintei Cruci.

In partea finala a turneului Presedintelui IRICE, acesta a fost primit in insoritul sud al Etiopiei , teritoriu al Natiunilor, Nationalitatilor si Popoarelor din Sud, cum este cunoscuta regiunea.

 

 

Mrs. Almaz Beyero-Head of Bureau for Culture and Tourism of SNNPRS

Primire speciala la Hawassa, cu Liderul Regiunii de sud-SNNPRS.

Aici delegatia IRICE s-a bucurat de o plimbare pe Lacul Hawassa, un tur de descoperire a orasului si un spectacol nocturn, special, ce i-a incantat pe privitori.

O surpriza speciala a fost oferita, Presedintelui Dr. Anton Caragea, de catre Ministrul Culturii si al Turismului-Amin Abdulkabir, care a aranjat o vizita neplanificata, in cel de al patrulea oras sfant al islamului, Harar, oras ce  cuprinde 82 de moschei si peste 400 de altare ale sfintilor, ce au dobandit orasului renumele de orasul sfintilor si statutul de site UNESCO.

Mosque in Harar

Vizitand frumosul oras Harar!

Delegatii au fost primiti, cu o ceremonia a cafelei si cu un turneu al faimosului zid al orasului numit Jugal si apoi o vizita la locuinta faimosului poet francez-Arthur Rimbaud din Harar.

Harar Traditional House

Moment de relaxare in Gay Ger-casa traditionala din Harar.

Vizita in splendidul oras Harar  a fost un perfect cadou pentru delegatie, a apreciat Presedintele IRICE-Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea.

H.E. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and H.E. President Dr. Anton Caragea and Government of FDR Ethiopia

Fotografie de familie: Guvernul Republicii Federale Democrate Etiopia condus de Primul Ministru Hailemariam Desalegn si delegatia romaneasca, condusa de Presedintele IRICE-Prof.Dr. Anton Caragea.

Vizita in Etiopia este un semn al faptului ca aceasta tara este in plina devoltare, cu o putere politica si o influenta fara egal in Africa, si marcheaza intrarea tarii in randul celor mai importante tari din punct de vedere cultural si istoric, la nivel mondial, apreciaza  Presedintele IRICE-Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea.

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