The World Bank Group has granted a global ‘Star Reformer Award’ to the Government of Ethiopia for its effective foreign direct investment (FDI) related reforms and the resulting success.

Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) said in a statement a high-level Ethiopian delegation headed by Dr. Arkebe Oqubay,  a minister and Special Adviser to Prime Minister’s office, received the award at the World Bank Group Investment Competitiveness Forum held in Vienna on Thursday.

Presenting the award, the World Bank Group appreciated the high-level political commitment the Government of Ethiopia has demonstrated towards FDI attraction and facilitation through the realization of targeted policy reforms.