Addis Ababa January 06//2018 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn laid a cornerstone today for a temporary waste storage facility in Addis Ababa.
The ceremony for the foundation of the first facility in the city was preceded by the second round clean up and tree seedlings plantation campaign launched last month.
The facility to be built at “Bulgaria” locality in Kirkos sub-city is reportedly one of the 84 temporary waste storage facilities that will separate and classify waste so as to recycle them for future use.
The coordinated and modern sanitation facilities will help the city to be cleaner and also promote associations organized in cleaning to share companies that make use of the materials and equipment to be made available in the facilities.
Mayor Diriba Kuma said on the occasion his administration is working to actively engage the public in creating clean environment and to nurture a clean living culture.
He added that this first facility rests on five hundred square meters. In addition to the 84 facilities to be constructed in the capital city, bio fuel generating stations will be built in 2 places.
Prime MinisterHailemariam, together with high-level government officials and ministers,took part in cleaning streets and planting tree seedlings.