Ethiopia: Six Parks to Begin Operations in Three Months

The Industrial Parks Development Corporation has inaugurated the Mekelle Industrial Park and the Kombolcha Industrial Park (file photo).

The operations of six industrial parks in the country will commence in three months, according to the Industrial Parks Development Corporation.

The corporation was tasked with building 11 industrial parks with 30 billion Br in investment, of which five have been completed and started operations.

The parks will commence operations after construction is completed in Dire Dawa, Jimma, Bole Lemi in Addis Ababa, Debre Berhan, Bahir Dar and Arerti.

Due attention will be paid toward creating employment opportunities for the local communities and ensuring investors benefit, according to Lelise Neme, director general of the Corporation.

Ethiopia plans to build 30 industrial parks by 2025.

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