Total Ethiopia at the Presidential Palace
Total Ethiopia got an audience with President of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, H.E. Mme. Sahle-Work Zewde, at the National Palace, on February 25, 2019.
Thibault and three MANCOM members, Mesfin Teferi, Mesfin Legesse and Solomon Mekonen got the opportunity to present Total as an historic economic and social actor willing to take an active role in the current transformation of the country.
A deep introduction of Total Ethiopia activities, investment, Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives was made, with a specific focus on standards lead by Total in the national fuel sector. The President, was particularly interested in Total’s vision on today’s fuel market situation, and storage capacities in the country.
H.E. Mme. Sahle-Work Zewde knows Total as one of the longest serving companies in Ethiopia, and one of the three landmarks of the good-old Franco-Ethiopian relationships, along with Chemin de fer Djibouto-éthiopien and Lycée franco-éthiopien Guébré-Mariam.
Finally, the President appreciates the long-list of technological investments made to ensure the safety of Total’s operation in the county in the transportation, storage, distribution and sales of fuel in the country, and advised Total to strengthen its CSR initiatives towards the poorest part of Ethiopian population specifically on schools.
Our image is our strength, let’s continue to lead the change together