AddisAbaba September 09/2017 The special events that have been organized over the past few days to welcome the Ethiopia New Year were successful, the Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said
In a press briefing he gave here today, Minister of GCAO, Dr. Negeri Lencho told reporters said the events have achieved their goals.
Ethiopia has been hosting special events to welcome its New Year by recognizing the achievements that the nation has gained over the past decade in various starting from 1September 2017.
The 10-day special events will be concluded on Sunday – eve of the Ethiopian New Year.
As the public has managed to own the agenda, the events organized for the past eight days have become successful, the minister said.
The events are also aimed at showing the direction for the upcoming years where the nation should be heading in order to achieve its vision of becoming middle income economy by 2025.
Regardless of different challenges facing the country such as drought, the nation has managed to register strong economic growth, he said.
In addition to the economic growth, development endeavors launched in various areas and a lot of activities that benefit the public have been carried out over the past years.
He mentioned the inter-party dialogue which intended to enhance the process of democratic system building as one of the successes.
The Minister said that the efforts towards development of mega projects in power, road and other areas are displaying the future development of the country.
The government of Ethiopia is working with the public to make the coming years a time for Ethiopia’s glory, Negeri said.