Investors urged to engage in industry, agriculture sectors

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Addis Ababa, February 19 (WIC) - Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, Arkebe Ekubay urged investors to engage in industry and agriculture sectors to enable Ethiopia join the list of middle income countries.

While discussing with investors on Sunday in connection with the 38th founding anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) Arkebe said the government encourages investors to engage in those sectors.

He said the government is providing various incentives to investors engaged in industrial development and mechanized farming with a view to attracting more investors to the sectors.
Arkebe said the Growth and Transformation Plan has given priority to such areas in a bid to enabling the country increase its foreign currency earnings from export of value added products.

He also stressed the need for investors to contribute share towards success of the plan along side with creation of more jobs. (ERTA)