GERD Testament to What Ethiopians Will Accomplish Amid Challenges, Says Deputy PM Temesgen

Addis Ababa: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a living testament to what Ethiopians will accomplish if they are united, Deputy Prime Minister Temesgen Tiruneh said today. The 13th anniversary for the commencement of the construction of GERD is being observed with various events in Addis Ababa today. The commemoration is observed under the theme 'Together we can'. During the occasion, the deputy prime minister said the GERD is a testament to what Ethiopians will accomplish in unison by overcoming any challenges facing them. The national flagship project has currently reached 95.8 percent, he stated, and added that the triumph has been made by the active participation of the people and unprecedented commitment of the leadership. The attempts made by many to obstruct Ethiopia's effort were futile, Temesgen emphasized. The event is observed with panel discussion and photo exhibition, it was learned Source: Ethiopian News Agency