The financial support will be used to support the coordination efforts of the Ethiopian Tourism Organisation in the hospitality industry, especially conference tourism.

Fitsum Arega, chief of staff at the Prime Minister’s Office and chairperson of the newly formed National Tourism Board, announced the pledge at a press conference held at Jupiter Hotel on August 13, 2018. Special packages for Ethiopian diaspora returning for the Ethiopian New year was also announced.

“The World Bank reached this decision after consecutive discussions with the board,” said Fitsum.


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