— The Ethiopian Ministry of Health on Monday launched a five-year Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP) that aims to ensure better and fair access to health services.

Ethiopian Regime on Life Support
Ethiopian Regime on Life Support
During the launching of the HSTP for 2016-2020, Minister of Health Kesetebirhan Admassu said the plan would play a crucial role in sustaining the successful achievements of the past years. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)

–Ethiopia will supply potash to the global market within the coming four years, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Studies showed the existence of more than 100 million tons of potash deposit around Dalol region, Afar regional state, made Ethiopia the third country in the world to have the mineral. Three international companies have asked for licenses to engage in potash development in the region. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)

–Ethiopia’s horticulture sector has generated more than 185 million U.S. dollars in the last eight months, showing a 17 percent increase year on year, according to the Ethiopian Horticulture Development Agency.

Flower export to Europe takes the biggest share of the revenue obtained in the reported period generating more than 150 million dollars, according to the agency. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)

–The Benishangul-Gumuz regional State in Ethiopia is preparing for the grand celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project.

Special events like road races, football tournaments between investors in the state and state officials will give color to the festival besides activities to encourage the public to continue buying bonds to fund the construction of the project. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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