Ethiopian PM Officially Launches ‘Beautifying Sheger Project’

Ethiopia PM Officially Launches ‘Beautifying Sheger Project’

By: Jama Farah Horndiplomat Contributor

Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed launched the ‘Beautifying Sheger’ section of the project to be built by the Chinese construction giant (CCCC). In his remarks at the event, he thanked the Government of China for the continued support provided in Ethiopia’s ambitions of greening and cleaning its capital.

According to Ethiopian Prime minister office, The 12km section of the entire 56kms river cleanup and rehabilitation work is being supported by the Chinese Government in a grant secured earlier this year. The first phase of the project launched today is expected to be finalized by May 2020.

Senior Ethiopian government officials, including Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Dr Engineer Seleshi Bekele, and Deputy Mayor of Addis Ababa city, Engineer Takele Uma, attended the launching ceremony of the project.

The Project It is expected to be finalized by May 2020.

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