Addis Ababa, August 14/2020(ENA) The Ethiopian Diaspora have contributed over 42 million USD for the development of the dam, in keeping with Ethiopian Diaspora Company.
The above was disclosed by Ethiopian Diaspora Company Director-Normal Selamawit Dawit on the opening of the day-long coaching for Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin working within the media and advocacy right now.
The 45 trainees are drawn from USA, Canada, the Center East and China.
Opening the coaching, the director-general mentioned the Ethiopian diaspora have additionally been contributing immensely to the event endeavor of the nation.
She additional defined that the diaspora have intensified assist to the dam particularly after the primary filling of the dam and urged them to proceed their assist unwaveringly not solely to the dam but in addition to numerous growth actions within the nation.
In line with Selamawit, the diaspora and the trainees ought to turn into more and more vocal and affect worldwide organizations, the media in addition to non-public sector and NGOs.
She additional said that the company is working to create platform for the diaspora to create consciousness among the many worldwide group about Ethiopia’s proper to complete the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and make the most of the Nile River.
At present, 75 p.c of the development of the mega hydropower mission is accomplished.