UAE-based Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries has opened its first manufacturing facility in the Gerji Jakros region of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Julphar said it has invested ETB170m ($9.13m) in constructing new facility, which was built in conjunction with its local Ethiopian partner, Medtech, and occupies 40,000 ft² space.

The plant, which is a cGMP compliant, is designed and built by Julphar’s engineering and construction division, and is working towards international accreditation.

The facility, once fully operational, will produce 25 million bottles of suspension and syrup, 500 million tablets and 200 million capsules annualy.

The new plant products will serve not only the local market but also the African continent.

Medtech CEO Dr Mohamed Nuri said the firm is happy to take part to provide medicines throughout Africa.

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4 comments on “Julphar Inaugurates Manufacturing Facility in Ethiopia

  1. I am interested the manufacturing firm for this I have 10 years experience in the Human Resource domain specifically in the recruitment ans placement part.

    I have also Master Degree in Public Administration and BA Degree in Business Management.



  2. I have got the chance to see the opening ceremony on TV .the internal machinery system quality and the vision of the company is such a wonderful which is the great effort of julfar and medtech ethiopia. i would like to thank you for julphar for your stong believe in our country and for Dr. Mohammed for his great combination,invitation and contribution to come in to the establishment of this company additionaly to his former medical and health concentrated national contribution. i hope we can meet in your next business mov’t. i thank you all

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