EPRDF says preparations for upcoming production season going well

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Addis Ababa, 11 May 2014 (WIC) –Executive Committee of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) said that preparations for the 2006/7 Meher (production) season are going as per plan.

The Executive Committee, in its regular session yesterday, evaluated the preparations for the upcoming Meher season as well as deliberated on various agendas and put directions.

The Committee, while closing its regular session, said that the direction put to increase crops that would be used for food, export and for industrial inputs is well underway.

The Executive Committee also confirmed the availability of sufficient select seed and fertilizer that enable to attain the target set to register a 20 per cent increase in major crops.

The Executives Committee also deliberated on the disturbances recently occurred in some universities of Oromia regional state.

It said the situation was masterminded by few anti–peace forces that have been waiting for to seize the opportunity to create violence through spreading distorted campaign.

The Committee also expressed its deep sorrow over the losses of life and property in connection with the disturbance.

The residents are leading a normal life as the problems that were occurred in some areas of the regional state are being solved through discussion, the Executive Committee said.

The Executive Committee finally said that the government would continue to ensure safety of its citizen as well as it vowed to bring to justice those who are responsible for the problem.