(JUBA) – Turkish companies have earmarked a $105-million investment in an agro-industrial project in South Sudan.
Turkey’s Ambassador to South Sudan, Erdem Mutaf said the investment in the agro-industrial complex will cover different production lines and create job opportunities for South Sudanese.
He further assured that the Turkish government will ensure more Turkish companies come and start businesses in South Sudan.
South Sudan’s Minister of Livestock and Fisheries, Onyoti Adigo appreciated the Turkish investment in the country.
He said the project provides good employment opportunities for the country’s citizens.
According to the minister, South Sudan has very rich fish resources, and through such enterprises, the country would be able to export its fish products.
Economic and commercial relations between Turkey and South Sudan has considerable potential, with trade volume between the two countries reportedly hitting $6.2 million in 2020.
Turkey is one of the first countries which recognized the independence of South Sudan in 2011.
Source: Sudan Tribune