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Delegation from Ethiopia visited CSIR- IMMT to explore future collaboration for developing metal industry on 2nd August, 2014

A five member delegation from Ethiopia led by His Excellency Mr. Tadesse Haile Tessema, Hon'ble State Minister of Industry, visited CSIR-IMMT on August 2, 2014. They interacted with Prof. B. K. Mishra, Director and other scientists, apart from visiting some of the major facilities of the institute. The delegation is exploring future collaboration with CSIR institutes for developing metal industry in Ethiopia in the same manner as CSIR-CLRI Chennai has contributed in developing leather industry there.

Prof. B.K. Mishra promised all help in developing the mineral and extractive metallurgy industry in Ethiopia in accordance with the overall decision on bilateral cooperation to be taken by CSIR and Government of India. The Hon'ble Minister of Ethiopia expressed his thanks to CSIR-IMMT for having extended warm support to make their visit fruitful and wanted to take up the matter further at relevant levels for future collaboration.