Logistics Conference held

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A logistics conference addressing challenges and improving the sector in Ethiopia has been held for two days.
The conference backed by stakeholders like GIZ has been gathered professionals from places like Djibouti and Europe.
Mekonnen Abera, Head of the Ethiopian Maritime Affairs Authority, told Capital that these sessions will improve the sector. “The main issue is implementing the strategy that the government has endorsed, which is a major challenge to economic growth,” he told Capital.
The government has ratified a new logistics strategy. Experts said that more foreigners are interested in logistics now that the government has opened 49 percent to them.
They added that the logistics events held in past few weeks that supported prominent international organizations is a good sign for international investors.
The Wednesday and Thursday event included panel discussions along with group and individual events.