Diplomatic Push To Build Ethiopia’s River Nile Dam

  • PDF

Addis Ababa, 6 April 2014 (WIC) - Diplomats and staff at the Ethiopian Embassy in London pledged their monthly salary to buy bonds amounting to £68,250 (around 2,120,000 Birr), in connection with the 3rd anniversary of the launching  of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Following discussions on the progress made in the implementation of this huge national undertaking, employees of the embassy vowed to remain seized and unanimously decided to mobilize funds, joining hands with the Ethiopian Diaspora residing in the UK. 

H.E. Berhanu Kebede, Ethiopian Ambassador to the UK, in remarks made at the staff meeting, urged compatriots to intensify engagement in all development endeavors mapped out to make poverty history and realize growth and economic prosperity.

The River Nile, as H.E. Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom recently said in an article, “is a symbol of cooperation and collaboration” and Ethiopia will uphold its principled stance to always work for a win-win solution regarding the utilization of the waters of the Nile.

The diplomats and staff of the Ethiopian Embassy in London had previously raised £60,000 (1,920,000 Birr) in support of the national drive to undertake the construction of the Hidase Dam, which upon completion will generate 6,000MW of power that will feed the fast growing Ethiopian economy. (http://afkinsider.com)

Subscribe to get latest news

Visitors Counter

mod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_countermod_vvisit_counter
mod_vvisit_counterToday25105
mod_vvisit_counterYesterday27004
mod_vvisit_counterThis week125145
mod_vvisit_counterLast week208463
mod_vvisit_counterThis month591933
mod_vvisit_counterLast month1147369
mod_vvisit_counterAll days( since may 28, 2013)14145392

We have: 193 guests, 43 bots online
No: 54.196.197.153
 , 
Today: Aug 21, 2014