Ethiopian dam to benefit Sudan: Official

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Addis Ababa, 21 April 2014 (WIC) - A Sudanese governor has said that an Ethiopian dam project on the Nile River will benefit Sudan.   

"The dam will contribute share in efforts to extricate Ethiopia from poverty and will also benefit the people of Sudan," Hussein Yassin Hamad, the governor of the Blue Nile State, said at the opening of a joint border development commission meeting in Asosa, the capital of Ethiopia's Benishangul Gumuz region, according to a Sudanese diplomat.   

"The people and administration of the Blue Nile State will provide the necessary support towards the completion of dam construction," he was quoted as saying by the diplomat.   

Ethiopia and Sudan have a joint border covering over 2, 000 kilometers. (Turkish Press)

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