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Fitsum Arega
Ethiopian Ambassador to the USA
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Fitsum Arega Jun 19
Thanks for the visit to , “most influential scientific & innovative institution in the world”, especially medical breakthroughs. The Scripps model can be adopted in developing countries to train researchers & scientists. .
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Fitsum Arega Jun 19
Privileged to visit & learn about the commitment & capabilities to facilitate international trade with global ambassadors stationed in Washington DC.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 18
Thanks for highly informative visit at US-Mexico Border. Lessons learned to enhance international cooperation from ’s efficient management of traffic, import/export, effective monitoring of border to prevent illegal drugs & trafficking.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 18
Thank you diaspora community in -“America’s Finest City” for a warm & affectionate reception & engaging discussion. Your genuine desire & goodwill to work together & your passion to ensure the success of & the reforms in has touched us deeply.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 17
I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Ato Ahmed Ali, father of PM Abiy Ahmed. Our family’s thoughts & prayers are with PM Abiy & his family at this difficult moment. The members of the Ethiopian Mission in the US express their deepest condolences to PM & his family.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 16
THX -Angelinos for a wonderful town-hall meeting. Special THX to the women for their exceptional thought-provoking observations. We need more women’s voices. Look forward to return to . Now heading to -“US’s Finest City” for next leg of diaspora engagement.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 16
Thank you so much for your continued updates & inspiration. You are directly reaching today 100,000 on Twitter & half a million on Facebook. “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other”. Randy Pausch
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Fitsum Arega Jun 16
Pleased to meet Chris Koumadje in , the city of Angels, one of the tallest basket ball players in the USA, 7-foot-4, originally from , . “...we maintain great perspective in life because we’re always looking up.”
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Fitsum Arega Jun 15
I’m honored to meet Honorable Council President Herb Wesson and speak to the Los Angels City Council. Thank you Mr President, thank you City Council for the honor. .
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Fitsum Arega Jun 15
Thanks.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 15
Replying to @fitsumaregaa
as hub for entertainment industry has a lot to offer to one of the oldest nations-Ethiopia in developing its creative industry. LA also attracts many people all over the world including Ethiopians & is home to celebrities, artists & has the 2nd largest population next to .
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Fitsum Arega Jun 15
Honored to meet the youngest mayor of Los Angels, , re-elected in 2017. I’m serprised by his knowledge about . As a young boy he traveled & served in & his memory is sharp to recall villages including the biggest open market in -.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 14
Replying to @fitsumaregaa
This is in addition to $350 approved for improving the livelihood of pastoralists and $200 million investment guarantee just 3 weeks ago.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 14
approved $800 million for for 2 projects: $500m to climate change: adaptation, resilience & mitigation & $300m to water supply & sanitation. We highly appreciate the WB for its continued support to the reforms & we urge other partners to follow suit.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 13
Replying to @abiyek @Embi_belu
Ok thanks, one challenge may be securing big venue. We’ll do our best to correct it.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 13
Replying to @Embi_belu
Thanks, you are welcome.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 12
Let’s come together in the spirit of love & service for a bright future. Let’s come together in the spirit of appreciation to those who have contributed so much to our success. It is a blessing to give back whether in the form of donations, investments or sharing love.
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Fitsum Arega Jun 11
Replying to @AbebeAbebayehu
Ahead of time or punctual? I think if you haven’t changed you’re the former. The price of lateness is to miss the boat. Yours is by far better. Keep it up!
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Fitsum Arega Jun 10
I met with Microsoft Airband Initiative team re: Spectrum Regulation & Dynamic Spectrum Access including the use of TV White Spaces to provide broadband access. I believe this is timely to work on spectrum policy & bridge digital divide in
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Fitsum Arega Jun 9
Replying to @fitsumaregaa
The Minister cited AUA as a platform to translate PM Abiy’s call to the diaspora -to link, network, & engage diaspora & friends in their fields to support teaching, research, fundraising... on short-or long-term basis & facilitate an avenue for those who wish to return.
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