State institutions mark 6th NNPD

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Addis Ababa, December 7 (WIC) - State institutions are holding discussions as regards the celebration of the upcoming 6th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day (NNPD).

The discussions are mainly focused on the historical background of the Ethiopian Constitution and the rights citizens have cherished as a result of it.

The discussions would also consider the quest for multiethnic federalism and its benefits in Ethiopia

Among the state institutions that marked the 6th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day on Tuesday is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Speaking on the occasion, State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Berhane Gebrekiristos said Ethiopia has been able to register consecutive economic growth owing to the protection of the rights of its peoples.

In a related development, Ministries of Agriculture; Women, Children and Youths Affairs; and Labour and Social Affairs have marked the day with various assortments.

Similarly, employees of the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission marked the 6th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day along with the White Ribbon Day. Research papers dealing with human rights in view of the National Constitution were presented and discussed.

Also same day, Employees of the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency marked the 6th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day with a panel discussion.

It was indicated during the discussion that broadcast media professionals should know the Constitution, raise awareness about it, as well as follow up its applicability.

Similarly, employees and students of Addis Ababa University marked the day with a panel discussion on the Constitution of Ethiopia.

Research paper on the social, political and economic contributions of higher education institutions was presented and discussed. (ERTA)