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Ethiopian delegation visits Indian Institute of Petroleum

Aimed primarily at signing a twinning program for training and mentoring Ethiopian scientists, students and industry professionals in the energy and fuels area at the CSIR-IIP, the Ethiopian delegation had arrived in India on Friday (November 11). The delegation visited the hydro processing laboratory, sweetening pilot plant, advanced crude evaluation laboratory, bio-mass conversion laboratory, nanocatalysis laboratory, waste plastics conversion laboratory and the synthetic and applied chemistry laboratory.

The seven member delegation included State Minister of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Alemu Sime and other senior officials.Members of the visiting delegation expressed interest in bio-mass conversion, waste plastics conversion as well as the training programmes being conducted by the CSIR-IIP.