FM Taye Briefs Diplomatic Community on Addis Ababa Smart City Project

Addis Ababa, April 4/2024 (ENA) Minister of Foreign Affairs Taye Atske Selassie briefed Addis Ababa-based diplomatic community on the capital’s ambitious Smart City project including the Addis Ababa City Corridor Development Project.

The briefing intended to update diplomats on the progress and developments of the Addis Ababa City Corridor project, which seeks to transform the capital into a technologically advanced and sustainable urban center. 

In his opening remark, FM Taye assured that the Commitment of Ethiopia to Bilateral, regional, and multilateral relations is to realize a more peaceful and prosperous future for all. The foreign minister further highlighted the key features and objectives of the Smart City initiative, emphasizing its potential to enhance infrastructure, improve public services, and create a more efficient and livable city in Africa for residents and visitors alike. 

The diplomatic community was provided with insights into the innovative strategies and partnerships driving the project forward, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Director General of Addis Ababa Roads Authority Moges Tibebu, on behalf of Addis Ababa City Administration, delivered a presentation on the Addis Ababa City Corridor Development Project to the diplomatic community. 

The orientation session served as a platform for engagement and collaboration between the diplomatic community and local authorities, showcasing Ethiopia's commitment to modernizing its capital and leveraging technology for urban development, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ethiopian News Agency