Ethiopia is planning to set up an agency for the Diaspora with a view of improving the general participations of Ethiopian Diaspora. Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ (MoFA) Spokesperson Meles Alem said the decision to establish the agency showed the government’s special attention for the Diaspora community.
He said the agency would help organize the growing needs of the Diaspora community to participate in development activities of their country of birth.
According to the Spokesperson, Ethiopian Diaspora remittance currently reached USD 5 billion. It was only USD 130 million 15 years ago.
Source: Fana BC