Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed has launched the Investment and Jobs Creation National Committee in the presence of Regional Chief Administrators and Federal Ministers.
The committee, Chaired by the Prime Minister, comprises the Deputy Prime Minister, Presidents of the nine regional states, the Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa Mayors, two representatives from the Prime Minister office and 10 Federal Ministries.
“Noting that Ethiopia has to unlock the full potential of the private sector with a view to creating sustainable and decent jobs, the Prime Minister reiterated the importance of putting the country on a path to a virtuous cycle of development,” said office of Prime Minister.
The national committee will ensure the creation of sustainable and decent work by aligning policy and institutional systems. It will also play a leading role in securing and expanding investments closely and ensure implementation of plans to increase investments and job creation.
The committee is also set to coordinate for effective outputs, the work of Federal and Regional entities and other stakeholders in creating a conducive investment environment to accelerate jobs creation.