Ø Ethiopia and the State of Lebanon enjoy cordial relations. In 1992, Ethiopia opened Consulate in the capital, Beirut, to follow up its citizens and to safeguard their rights. Embassy of Lebanon in Cairo is accredited to Ethiopia.
Ø There are few businesses and investments from Lebanon in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian government has a strong desire to see more presence of the Lebanese business community. There are ample opportunities for both countries to further bolster their bilateral relations, particularly to promote investment and trade co-operation.
Ø Ethiopian nationals residing in Lebanon are estimated to be around 450,000.