ADDIS ABABA (Xinhua) --
Ethiopia inaugurated on Saturday a
Chinese-built 90 million US dollars Industrial Park in
Kombolcha city, in Amhara regional state, 376 km north
of capital Addis Ababa.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn who inaugurated the
Kombolcha Industrial Park (KIP) said it’s part of the
Ethiopian government’s plan to make it a manufacturing
hub in Africa.
engaged in export oriented business in Kombolcha city,
will have an ideal setting to export their goods through
Djibouti port 480 kms away,” said Desalegn.
sentiments were echoed by Li Zhiyuan, Deputy Project
Manager at China Civil Engineering Construction
Corporation, the company which constructed the
industrial park in nine months.
completion of Kombolcha Industrial Park means enhanced
local employment, increasing attractiveness and
competitiveness of Kombolcha city, promoting
industrialization of Amhara regional state and boosting
the economic development of Ethiopia,” said Li.
Chinese company wins acclaim in Ethiopia’s
ADDIS ABABA (Xinhua) --
Celebrating the structural
completion of a landmark building in Ethiopia on Friday,
China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)
has received praise for its effective handling of
construction projects in the east African country.
together with its client National Oil Company (NOC)
Ethiopia, on Friday marked the topping out ceremony for
the 20-story building at the heart of Ethiopia’s capital
Addis Ababa. The building will be the head office of NOC
the ceremony, Tadesse Tilahun, CEO of NOC Ethiopia,
affirmed that the completion of the main part of the
building in just less than one year, with an average of
10 days per single floor, clearly shows CSCEC’s great
dedication both in terms of workmanship and delivery
expressed his confidence that the building, upon its
full completion, will be regarded as Addis Ababa’s major
was designed with the shape of an ancient barrel, meant
to reflect rich historical heritage and modern
development ambitions of the east African country.
head of CSCEC Ethiopia, noted that CSCEC has developed a
good reputation in Ethiopia, and it has managed to
gradually deepen its ties with Ethiopia’s construction
sector as the east African country is committed to
creating a better infrastructure landscape.
known for its flagship African Union Headquarters
building in Ethiopia’s capital, is currently building
Ethiopia’s new National Stadium after an agreement was
signed with the Ethiopian Ministry of Youth and Sports
in January last year.
is also undertaking the 198-meter long building
commissioned by the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE),
which will be the tallest structure in the east African
region upon completion.