Ethiopia Invites Global Investors to Explore Land of Origins & Ancient Civilizations

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia, the Land of origins and the diplomatic capital of Africa is ready to welcome investors worldwide to engage in tourism as the government counts on the private sector to play crucial role, minister of Tourism Nasise Chali said.

Presenting the opportunities, resources, support of the government to global investors gathered at Invest Ethiopia 2023 forum, Nasise invited international investors to engage in Ethiopia’s tourism sector, the land of origins endowed with plenty of unique tourism attractions.

The minister added “we call Ethiopia the land of origins, because, it is the cradle of humanity where humankind first walked on two legs”.

Sating that Ethiopia is also a nation that is a source of Abbay (the Blue Nile), she added that Ethiopia is one of the ancient civilizations, and coffee is the loving gift of Ethiopia to the world.

For the minister, such resources make Ethiopia a unique place to explore more in the tourism sector.

Noting that the government has been recently given due attention to the sector, Nasisie said “the government has really given due attention to tourism due to the ample resources that we have in the sector.”

Accordingly, the government believes the sector is one of the pillars of the economy for the country. So, she further elaborated it is given due attention under the 10-year development plan.

She stressed that “we are counting on the private sector as key players to come and invest in the sector. When we plan, we made sure the necessary intervention, the necessary policy support, legal framework and all the needed things are in place.”