Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:08
(Asmara) President Isaias Afwerki received and held talks today, 5 December at the Denden Guest House with Ms. Emanuela Claudia Del Re, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy as well as with representatives of business delegation accompanying her.
At the meeting President Isaias underlined the long history of engagement of Italy in the region and invited the Italian business community to invest in various sectors.
Ms. Emanuela on her part underscored the existence of vast opportunities for Italian investment in the Horn of Africa and expressed her firm expectation that future investment will promote balanced benefits to the peoples in the region as well as the Italian people.
Indicating that her visit to Eritrea is being conducted following the historic visit of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on 12 October, Ms. Emanuela said that that attests to the interest Italy has in the Horn of Africa.
Briefing on investment opportunities as well as Eritrea's priorities on investment was also delivered to the representatives of business delegation, report indicates.