Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the development of new tourism destinations in various regions of Ethiopia aims to pave the way for more private sector investment in the expansion of destinations and services.
The Ethiopian government has taken several steps to strengthen the tourism sector with a view to tapping the country’s immense tourism potential.
The sector is also one of the five key pillars of the country’s economic reform agenda.
Several tourism destination developments initiated by Prime Minister Abiy are also underway in the country.
The Prime Minister said today on social media that the Dine for Sheger, Dine for Ethiopia and Dine for Generations investments in the sector aim to pave the way for more private sector investment in the expansion of destinations and services.
“As tourism is one of the five key pillars of our economy, we recognize that the private sector plays a central role,” he added.