The Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) awards the most dynamic and proactive investment promotion agencies across different regions of the world. The award recognizes outstanding works of investment promotion agencies that successfully attracted sizeable foreign direct investment projects which contribute immensely to economic growth.
This year, the Ethiopian Investment Commission and the Rwanda Development Board were nominated for the award in the East Africa Region. Ethiopian Investment Commission received the award as the best investment promotion agency in East Africa while the Rwanda Development Board finished a runner-up.
Eyerusalem Amdemariam, Consul General of the FDRE in United Arab Emirates received the award presented to the Ethiopian Investment Commission at the Annual Investment Forum held 9-12 April 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
During the event, the Ethiopian Investment Commission was lauded for its success in attracting sizable investments into industrial parks which are of high potential for export growth, technology and skills transfer as well as sustainability and local linkages. Such investments are said to be key drivers of the country’s development and competitiveness.
Source: EIC Public Relations Directorate