A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the FDRE Job Creation Commission and the FDRE Refugees and Returnees Affairs Agency to allow refugees, returnees and host communities to benefited from the labor market.

The agreement was signed by FDRE Commissioner Job Creation Commission, His Excellency Nigusu Tilahun and Director General of the FDRE Refugees and Returnee Affairs Agency, Tesfahun Gobezay. It will enable refugees benefited from the labor market at their communities, underlined by Commissioner Nigusu . Tesfahun, Director General of the FDRE Refugee and Returnee Affairs Agency, said the agreement will strengthen the relationship between the FDRE Job Creation Commission and the FDRE Refugee and Returnee Affairs Agency at a strategic level. The Director informed that since Ethiopia has more than 900 thousand refugees in 26 shelters, job creation for these citizens is to reduce the pressure on an embraced community, and the focus will be on developing, implementing and overseeing joint ventures to benefit the stakeholders.

The main purpose of this agreement is jointly to create job opportunities in Ethiopia, so that all sections of the society can participate adequately in the labor market and work together to mobilize resources for the purpose.

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