Ethiopians in Perth Form Gerd Bond Council

The Ethiopian Embassy in Australia organized a meeting with Ethiopian Community members in Perth, in collaboration with the Ethiopian Somali, Tigray and Amhara community members.

On the occasion, the Chairpersons of the communities appreciated the decision of the Ethiopian Government to open an Embassy in Canberra responding to their long-time request and pledged that they will be working hand-in-hand with the Embassy.

During this meeting Ambassador Arega Hailu made a speech about the Embassy's plan and the goals it expects to achieve.

He explained Ethiopia's achievements over the past 22 years, especially over the last 13 years, in agriculture, industry, infrastructure building, education and health.

Ambassador Arega also discussed the current progress and performance of the Growth and Transformation Plan.

In addition, he explained to the community members Ethiopia's contribution to regional peace and security and its growing role in continental and international politics.

The communities vowed to take part in the development of the country.

As part of their efforts to take part in the development of their country, members of the community formed a bond council to for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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