Ethiopian Patriots’ Victory Day is being celebrated for the 73rd Time

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Addis Ababa, 5 May 2014 (WIC) - Ethiopian patriots’ victory day was celebrated for the 73rd time today across the country.

The day marked Emperor Haileselassie of Ethiopia’s grand entrance into, Addis Ababa, on May 5, 1941 ending the five years Italian occupation.

As the day was celebrated at the Arat kilo’s Victory square, Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome said the current generation should replicate the courageous deeds of ancient Ethiopian patriots in the development realms too.

Ancient Ethiopian Patriots Association President Lij Daniel Jote on his part said that while celebrating this victory day Ethiopians should collaborate for the realization of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).