Image building consultative forum established

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the establishment of a consultative forum aimed at carrying out integrated activities with a view to building the image of the country. According to a statement from the Ministry, members of the forum are drawn from religious institutions, chambers of commerce, higher learning and research institutions, and other stakeholders as well. Public Diplomacy and Communication Directorate General at the Ministry Getachew Reda said the forum will create favorable situation to coordinate and further strengthen image-building activities. The forum will significantly contribute to building the image of the country in a well organized and integrated manner. Members of the forum on their part vowed to exert utmost efforts towards the same goal, according to the statement. (The Ethiopian Herald)