AAU marks 3rd GRD launching anniversary

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Addis Ababa, 2 April 2014 (WIC) - The Addis Ababa University (AAU) marked GRD third launching anniversary with a musical theatre entitled “Goh siked” and poem presentation organized by Theatrical Art College at Faculty of Business and Economics compound here yesterday.
University President Dr. Admasu Tsegaye said at the occasion that AAU has been playing a great role in creating common understanding regarding the dam.
According to the President, the Theatrical Art College has been organizing various musical theater regarding Abay River, GRD and other issues which would contribute to the effort of creating common understanding and unity within the people.
Dr. Admasu appreciated the college's efforts and urged to upheld it as it has a potential in uniting the public to realize the construction of the dam.
He noted that the university would strengthen its effort in providing the right information to the diplomatic community and organizing symposiums in collaboration with neighboring countries. Actually, the university has organized a symposium here in Addis and Khartoum as well.
College Dean Nebiyu Baye said that 48 students and teachers have participated in the musical theatre. He also said that the college is ready to organize such musical theatres in different universities in the country.
The event was attended by university's students, lecturers and staff members.