Saudi investors to engage in agriculture, livestock sectors in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, June 14, 2022 (FBC) – Ambassador of Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia, Lencho Bati has discussed with Ahmed S.Al-khamshi, Deputy Minister for Agriculture Affairs of Saudi Arabia.
Ambassador Lencho briefed, the Saudi Deputy Minister about the investment opportunities Ethiopia has been providing to international investors in agriculture and livestock sectors.
The ambassador emphasized the opportunity Ethiopia provides to Saudi Arabia investors in these fields. The Ambassador also requested the Deputy Minister to lift the ban Saudi Arabia imposed on Ethiopian livestock exports.
Ahmed, on his part, expressed his country’s interest to engage in agriculture and livestock investment by consulting government and private investors.
The minister also pointed out that the Ministry will consider to take necessary measures to lift the ban on Ethiopian live animal import.