Finance Minister Ahmed Shide, and consortium of global Partnership discussed on upcoming plans of the consortium in advancing telecoms operation in Ethiopia.
During the discussion, Ahmed expressed his firm belief that the consortium would play a vital role in contributing to the growth and transformation of the digital economy in Ethiopia.
He further explained the global partnership will play an important role in enabling every Ethiopian has to access quality telecoms services at an affordable price.
According to Ministry of Finance, it was stated during the discussion that the partners in the consortium will establish a new operating company in Ethiopia, which aims to start providing telecommunications services from 2022.
It is expected that this investment would bring to Ethiopia a total of eight billion USD investments over the next ten years and is expected to provide 1.5 million jobs to citizens in the next decade. Ethio telecom ENA Ministry of Finance