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Addis Ababa July 23/2020(ENA) The historic completion of the primary part of GERD filling is a key manifestation of the tip of the age-old unfair utilization of the Nile River, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen stated.

Addressing the annual efficiency overview assembly of the Coordination of Public Participation on the Building of GERD at present, Chairperson and Deputy Prime Minster Demeke stated the completion of the primary spherical of the dam filling clearly exhibits the tip of the very long time unfair utilization of the Nile River.

The day when the cornerstone of the dam was laid down heralded the historic chapters of the method of the dam, he added.

Presenting the report, Water, Irrigation and Electrical energy Minister, Sileshi Bekele stated the nation has utilized much less that 10 % of the 160,000 Giga Watt it has the potential to provide.   

“The renaissance dam will definitely create the inspiration to properly exploit the country’s ample potential,” he famous.

Stressing the filling of the primary part of the dam as an awesome achievement, the minister stated path technology of energy will start ranging from February and April 2021.

Alongside with this shall be put in 11 generators, it was realized.

Ethiopia has formally introduced yesterday, the completion of the historic filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Following the breakthrough announcement, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stated that “we conducted the filling of the dam without causing harm to anyone.”

Head of the Workplace of the Coordination of Public Participation on the Building of GERD, Roman Gebreselassie stated on her half that the workplace has been utilizing digital ways to extend the participation of the general public in elevating fund for the dam.

Regardless of the detrimental impression COVID-19 in fund elevating, over 744 million Birr was raised within the course of the Ethiopian fiscal 12 months.

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