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PRESIDENT PROFESSOR DR. ANTON CARAGEA OFFICIAL VISIT TO ETHIOPIA 2019

On the landmark occasion of the proclamation of Addis Ababa as World Capital of Culture and Tourism and  the opening of the Unity Trough Culture Festival in Ethiopia a top ranking delegation headed by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea was invited for a discovery tour of Ethiopia, for the opening of the Addis Ababa-World Capital of Culture and Tourism Festival and for a string of meetings destined to enhance the bilateral relations.

 

 

On the invitation of H.E. Mrs. Sahle Work Zewde F.D.R Ethiopia President, H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea had visited Ethiopia at the head of a high level delegation.

 

 

The visit was the result of the invitation from H.E. Mrs. Sahle Work Zewde, Ethiopia`s President

 

The visit took place between 29 January through 8 February 2019 and included an important political and diplomatic dimension.

 

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea gives the start of Addis Ababa Culture and Tourism Festival.

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.

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.

 

 

Opening the world tourism ceremony in Addis Ababa.

On February 3, 2019 President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea presented the opening speech for World Capital of Culture and Tourism ceremonies for Addis Ababa.

 

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 the world for the next year.

 

 

H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea receives an Ethiopian art work from the Head of Government in Addis Ababa.

 

The visit included also a large cultural discovery programme carved specially to offer to Professor Dr. Anton Caragea delegation the opportunity to observe new areas and zones of Ethiopia different from 2015 visit.

 

The cultural trip encompassed areas as Jimma and Kaffa provinces, from where the coffee cultivation started across the world, trade routes around Jimma province and imperial places across Gibe river ) mainly Abba Jifar Palace UNESCO heritage site), the natural volcanic area of lake Bishoftu and cultural and religious landscape of Debre Libanos Monastery.

 

A special segment of the cultural programme was the discovery of Addis Ababa historical potential with stop-overs to Entoto Mountain Historical Site )with Emperor Menelik II Palace, Churches of Saint Maryam and Saint Raguel and Elie Church and Entoto Museum etc) Cathedrals of Holy Trinity (Haille Selassie)  and Saint George and Museums of National History and Ethnographic Museum (hosted in former imperial palace Genet Leul) etc.

Concluding the visit H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea was invited for a return visit for September 2019 opening session of the new Ethiopian Parliament in order to give a boost to the country parliamentary structures and to promote the nation integration in global parliamentary structures.

The Photo-Chronicle of the Professor Dr. Anton Caragea visit to Ethiopia can be accessed here:

The Photo-Dossier of Official Visit to Ethiopia is available here: 

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PRESIDENT PROFESSOR DR. ANTON CARAGEA TO OPEN ADDIS ABABA`S CEREMONIES FOR CULTURE AND TOURISM

President Dr. Anton Caragea will open, at the head of a delegation composed of academicians, cultural and political life personalities, the celebrations for Africa Week of Culture and Tourism to be held in Addis Ababa from 6 to 8 February 2019.

 

Addis Ababa is now a member of World Capitals of Culture and Tourism select list.

 

Addis Ababa was selected as the first African mega-city to be inscribed on the world list of Capitals of Culture and Tourism in recognition of the city`s rich past, booming traditions and remarkable tourism development.

Addis Ababa encompasses ten world heritage sites on tentative list ranging from natural treasures and natural protected areas such as: a vast array of historically and religiously monuments like the former imperial palace hosting today the Ethnographic Museum, the Entoto enclose of Emperor Menelik II and Empress Taytu , the cathedrals of Saint George, Holy Trinity, Medhame Alem –the largest cathedral in Ethiopia and the second in Africa etc.

 

President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea welcomed to Ethiopia by Ethiopian H.E. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (during 2015 visit).

 

The capital city: Addis Ababa is home to a treasure trove of architectural marvels appreciated in his statement Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.

Our participation in Addis Ababa, World Capital of Culture and Tourism activities is part of our long-standing commitment to the development of Africa, stated Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, IRICE President.

H.E. President Dr. Anton Caragea welcomed during his official trip to Djibouti by the H.E. President-Academician Ismail Omar Guelleh (April 2018).

 

 

Plus Ethiopia is a long-standing diplomatic and dialogue partner and the 2015 visit has herald in a new era of cooperation and friendship stated IRICE President, Dr. Anton Caragea.

Now that Ethiopia has elected a new governmental team it is the high time to discuss and express our long-term commitment of Ethiopia`s development and for our partnership. And the high level meeting on the programme will help to this end, concluded professor Dr. Anton Caragea.

 

President of Zimbabwe H.E. Robert G. Mugabe welcomes President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea in Zimbabwe`s capital Harare.

We have supported development and cultural programs in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe and we are proudly adding now Addis Ababa to our list of valuable partners in the region and the support and enlighten policies of Eng. Takele Uma Benti are a guarantee for a long-term cooperation concluded President Dr. Anton Caragea.

 

 

The list of meetings for presidential delegation include: Head of Addis Ababa`s government Takele Uma Benti and President of F.D.R. of Ethiopia Mrs. Sahle Work Zewde.

 

 

The delegation headed by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea will have extensive dialogues with H.E. Eng. Takele Uma Benti Ministers of Tourism, of Culture and of Foreign Affairs and a special meeting with H.E. Academician Sahle Work Zewde, President of Ethiopia and will benefit from a cultural and orientation programme in the country.

 

 

The cultural programme will encompass visits to Bahir Dar, discovery of famed Lake Tana`s Monasteries (legendary home  of the Ark of Covenant), familiarization trip to province of Kaffa (home to first coffee) and a visit to Jimma, the famous capital of Abba Jifar empire and  will conclude with the ceremonies to open the cultural and tourism week  celebrations in Addis Ababa.

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