Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Belarus Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) Dimitry Kuptel Thursday presented his Letter of Credence to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.
Presenting his letter, the new Permanent Representative expressed his country’s readiness to do business with the AU and its member states.
He said Belarus would soon put forward business proposals to discuss various ways for African countries and their citizens to benefit from the science and technological expertise and experience of the country.
Welcoming the Permanent Representative, Dr. Dlamini Zuma expressed the AU’s interest in forging collaboration with Belarus in these areas to develop its key priorities, notably skills development, science and technology, agriculture and agro-processing.
Dr. Dlamini Zuma accepted an invitation from Belarus to visit the country, during which she expects to raise awareness about critical continental issues on the agenda of the African Union.
Before she became the AUC Chairperson, Dr. Dlamini Zuma was an Honorary Professor at the State University of Belarus.