The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Ethiopia, a representative of most Chinese companies operating in Ethiopia, donated 200,000.00 birr and food worth 20,000 birr to Zewditu Meshesha Yehitsanatna Beteseb Yebego...
Speaker of the House of Federation Kassa Tekle-Berhan said the country managed to build dependable defence force loyal to the Constitution and which significantly contributes to the ongoing efforts to speed up development and build democracy.
Speaking at the opening of a symposium organized in connection with the country’s first Defence Force Day yesterday, Kassa said the defence force contributes share to realizing the renaissance of the country.Kassa said it is also striving to ensure sustainable peace and economic development in the country.
Three relevant research papers were presented at symposium attended by over 600 participants drawn from higher learning institutions,the media, prominent personalities, government officials and representatives of opposition parties.
The Day would be marked February 14,2013. The Day is designated to commemorate the official re-establishment of the Federal Defence Force the same day in_2006.