The Third High Level Forum for the Phase II of Policy Dialogue
of Industrial Development in Ethiopia
January 16, 2013
Simien Salon of Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa

Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab, Cheif Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:20 Opening
      Opening Remarks

      Opening Remarks

      Opening Remarks

H.E. Mr. Mekonnen Manyazewal, Minister, Ministry of Industry

H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia

Mr. Mikiya Saito, Director, Private Sector Development Division, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA

9:20 – 9:40 Investment in Ethiopia

Mr. Ahmed Nuru
Adviser to the State Minister, Ministry of Industry

9:40 – 10:00 Introducing Proactive FDI Policy in Ethiopia: Suggestions from an East Asian Perspective

Prof. Kenichi Ohno
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

10:10 – 10:40 Floor Discussion Q and A
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:20 Malaysia’s Experience with Foreign Direct Investment Promotion

Mr. Sivasuriyamoorthy Sundara Raja
Director, Strategic Planning Division,
Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

11:20 – 11:40 Investment Promotion - Practical implications from JICA’s experience in Zambia and others

Mr. Toru Homma
Senior Advisor of Private Sector Development, JICA

11:40 – 12:30 Floor Discussion Q and A
12:30 – 12:40 Closing
       Closing Remarks

H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab,
Cheif Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch at Buffet Restaurant