Circular No.ES/120/2017-18 July 15, 2017
To: Members of the Council
Sub: Ethiopian Investment Promotion Workshop – Cotton, Textile and Apparel Sector
We wish to inform you that the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with the International Trade Centre (a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization) is organizing Investment Promotion Workshop for the Ethiopian Cotton, Textile and Apparel Sector.
The details of the Workshop are as follows:
Date: 19th July, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 am to 02:00 pm (Registration at 10.40 am) The session will be followed by lunch.
Venue: CII House, Gulbai Tekra Road, Near Panchvati, Ahmedabad
Delegation fees: No delegation fees
As you may be aware, Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing countries in Africa with consistent stability that has sparked the interests of global firms. The country is expected to become a sourcing hub for the global textile and garment industry within the next decade. The country has adopted a multipronged strategy including strengthening key infrastructure (roads and rail connectivity), development of industrial parks, regulatory reforms and expanding access to formal training programmes to create a conducive business environment.
The keynote address for the workshop will be by H.E. Mr. Bogale Feleke, State Minister, Ethiopia. The interactive session will also feature presentations and discussion with members of the Ethiopian delegation including members of the textile and apparel sector.
Members interested in attending the Workshop are requested to kindly contact Mr. Varun Vaid (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org/ Phone: +91 9899985979), and can kindly refer to the Program Agenda of the workshop.
Members may kindly make note of the above and do the needful.
V. ANIL KUMAR