On 12th September 2023, the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in India marked the celebration of the Ethiopian New Year with great zeal and enthusiasm.
The event was graced by distinguished heads of missions from various African countries including H.E. Mr. Alem Tsehaye Woldemariam, Ambassador of the Embassy of the State of Eritrea and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Mrs. Rosette Mossi Nyamale, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Congo to India and Dean of African Group Heads of Mission and Mr. Puneet Kundal, Joint Secretary (Eastern and Southern Africa), Ministry of External Affairs, India.
The Ambassador of Ethiopia to India shared the details on the uniqueness of the Ethiopian calendar, which trails seven years behind the globally recognized Gregorian calendar. As per their calendar, Ethiopia has embraced the year 2016, presenting a distinctive temporal perspective.
The Ethiopian cuisine and their coffee showcased their local culture. This concluded the wonderful event.