Ethiopia’s provisions of power, infrastructure win recognition

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Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 (WIC) - The rapid growth Ethiopia has been registering in the provision of Power and infrastructure has won recognition, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.   

A discussion organized by the United Nations to deliberate on how to assist least developed countries is underway in Cotonou, Benin, the ministry disclosed.

According to the Office of the Spokespersons of MoFA, the ministerial level discussion focuses on the implementation of the action program approved in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2011.   

Evaluation on the policy frameworks and the roles of institutions in boosting the implementation capacity of the countries was discussed.   

The performances of the countries with respect to ways of developing competitiveness in production and services, alternative ways of developing creativity and skill, and improving power and infrastructure supply were also evaluated.

The Ethiopian delegation led by MoFA State Minister Dr.Yinager Desse explained the prime attention the government has been giving in expanding mobile network coverage, construction of light railway and roads as well as power supply.   

The participants of the discussion are expected to issue Cotonou Action Plan and set agenda of the matters that need attention at the next meeting, it was learned. (ENA)