Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Tuesday said that Ethiopian Airlines had resumed its Karachi operation after a lapse of four decades which opened new vistas of trade and commerce, investment, and tourism between Pakistan and African countries. This he said while talking to media persons just after receiving the inaugural flight of Ethiopian Air which landed at Old Terminal with 110 passengers, including three Ethiopian state ministers. He was accompanied by Provincial Ministers, Sharjeel Memon, Jam Ikram, Syed Nasir Shah, and Advisor Murtaza Wahab. The chief minister received the three Ethiopian state ministers – for Foreign Affairs, Mesganu Arga, for Technology Fozia Amin, and for Commerce Kassahun Gofe and their senior officers. Ambassador of Ethiopia, Jemal Beker Abdulla was also present on the occasion. The chief minister told the media persons that it was a great breakthrough that the Ethiopian airline started its commercial operation in Karachi on May 9.