ADFD receives Ethiopian Envoy; discusses more avenues for cooperation

Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi reiterates the Fund's commitment to supporting Ethiopia's developmental efforts

  • Suleiman Dedefo highlights ADFD’s contributions to Ethiopia’s sustainable development

Abu Dhabi: His Excellency Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, received today at the Fund’s headquarters His Excellency Suleiman Dedefo, Ambassador of Ethiopia to UAE.  Senior officials from both sides were present at the meeting.

The two sides discussed bilateral relations and means of developing them, especially through the Fund’s support to the Ethiopian government to achieve sustainable development goals by financing development and investment projects.

HE Al Suwaidi emphasized the Fund’s commitment to supporting Ethiopia in its developmental efforts, noting that the visit presented an opportunity to discuss issues of common interest. The meeting was part of the continuous coordination, particularly over the Fund’s support to the Ethiopian government to achieve its economic objectives.

HE Dedefo expressed appreciation for the UAE, as well as ADFD, for supporting his country in its effort to achieve sustainable-developmental goals and economic priorities.

He pointed out that the role the Fund played in his country’s development underscored the UAE’s invaluable contributions to the rest of the world in terms of sustainable development.

The Abu Dhabi Fund pays special attention to developing countries, especially in the African continent, where its projects have led to economic progression and improvement in the standard of living.

The Fund has been actively contributing to Ethiopia’s socioeconomic wellbeing since 2012, when it financed two projects worth AED119.4 million.

Send us your press releases to

© Press Release 2021

Disclaimer: The contents of this press release was provided from an external third party provider. This website is not responsible for, and does not control, such external content. This content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither this website nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this press release.

The press release is provided for informational purposes only. The content does not provide tax, legal or investment advice or opinion regarding the suitability, value or profitability of any particular security, portfolio or investment strategy. Neither this website nor our affiliates shall be liable for any errors or inaccuracies in the content, or for any actions taken by you in reliance thereon. You expressly agree that your use of the information within this article is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, this website, its parent company, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and the respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, advertisers, content providers and licensors will not be liable (jointly or severally) to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, including without limitation, lost profits, lost savings and lost revenues, whether in negligence, tort, contract or any other theory of liability, even if the parties have been advised of the possibility or could have foreseen any such damages.

More From Press Releases