President Mulatu Teshome said the government will provide the necessary support for investors whose properties were damaged and looted recently around Sebeta town.
During his visit to the damaged sites around Sebeta on 14 October 2016, the president assured the investors the government’s commitment to render the support need to enable the factories start operation soon.
President Mulatu told the owners of the factories and flower plantations that they should not get worried as the government is taking measures to fully protect the properties.
He assured them that things have now stabilized and could start operations as soon as possible.
President Mulatu also advised Ethiopian employees in the factories to take up the responsibility of protect their workplaces from similar damages since they are the sources of their livelihoods and where they earn know-how.
Following the discussion, most of the investors have expressed readiness to go back to business and appreciated the attention given to them by the government.
The investments visited by the president were Saygin Dima Textile Company; Bmet Energy, Telecom Industry; Ayka Addis; Selam Flower; ET Highland; Tal Flower; and Mina Textile.