Addis Ababa September 20/2013 Youth in Addis Ababa City vowed to further strengthen contribution in the efforts to enable Ethiopia join the list of middle income countries in the world.
Speaking at the closing of a panel discussion organized in connection with the 6th National Flag Day, the youth promised to rally behind the government towards realizing the renaissance of the country and also achieve the Growth and Transformation Plan.
Deputy Speaker of the City Council Woldegebriel Abraha on the occasion stressed the need for youth to actively participate in the efforts to realize the renaissance of the country.
Woldegebriel said youth have significant contribution in the development of the country.
Meanwhile, some youth, who illegally left the country, are exposed to suffering in different foreign countries, he said.
The Deputy Speaker on the occasion called on youth and the community at large to fight against anti-peace forces, which are engaged in destructive acts and undermining the values of the national flag.