The State Minister for Agro-Processing and Pharmaceutical Sector, Teka G. Yesus, said two months' salary will be paid to 12,000 workers employed in 36 selected textile and garment factories. The fund is donated by GIZ. He added that 150 masks is expected to be produced by every employee in a month, and 3.5 million face masks will be distributed freely to low-income status Ethiopians.
The white pigeon pea has entered to Ethiopian Commodity Exchange market recently following that the contract exchange scenario underway. The white pigeon pea has five quality assurance stages grade 1,2,3,4 and under grade.
The meeting was held on October 12,202 by introductory remark made by Mr. Teka GebreYesus, State Minister for Ministry of Trade and Industry. While delivering a remark Mr. Taka Gebreyesus said that “we know that it is impossible to transform the economy without having a strong manufacturing sector. Thus, our government has been striving for some time now to build up the agro-processing sector.”
It is said that work is underway to increase the contribution of our country's salt production to the country's development The Minister of Trade and Industry, Melaku Alebel, on the occasion said the salt has great economic benefits for industrialization. He said if we can use it properly, the value of our prosperity and the poverty line will not be used properly.