Omo Kuraz -I to begin sugar production after two months

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Addis Ababa, 23 June 2014 (WIC) – Omo Kuraz -I sugar factory will begin sugar production after two months, according to coordinator of project.
Omo Kuraz -I is among the five sugar factories to be built under the Kuraz sugar development project.

The factor is being constructed in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People (SNNP) Regional State by the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC).
“Civil construction works of Omo Kuraz -I sugar factory is now 98 per cent complete,” project’s coordinator at MetEC, Major Molla Tamiru, told WIC recently.
Installation and erection of the factory have also reached at 68 per cent, he added.

According to the coordinator, concerted efforts are underway to finalize the construction of the factor and enable it begin trial production after two months.
The construction of the factory has so far created jobs for 2,000 in habitants of the area, including people from Bodi, Bacha and Mursi tribes, he pointed out.