Preparations have been made to cope with any challenges and bring Ethiopia’s growth in the new year into a new high, said Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO).
In a press conference he issued on the 9th of September 2017, Office Minister Dr Negeri Lencho, said the government has attached prime attention towards carrying out successfully works in the new year through integrating peace, unity, democracy and development.
Ethiopia launched a ten-day celebration on August 30 to welcome the new near, which is starting on Monday the 11th of September.
The events include Day of Love, Mothers’ and Children’s Day, Elders’ Day, Peace Day, Reading Day, Green Development Day, Respect Day, National Feelings Day, Unity Day and Ethiopia Day.
The celebration contributed a lot in inspiring Ethiopian people for enduring peace and enhanced development in the new year, Dr Negeri told journalists.
The government will toughen its strategy of solving problems before they arise, he said, adding it has been solving the boundary disputes which arose between Oromia and Ethiopian Somali as well as between Amhara and Tigra regional states.
He said the government has made preparations to improve the economic growth of the country by completing mega projects, attracting more investments and coping with emergencies, including drought.
The government would also intensify ongoing fight against corruption in the new year, he said, urging the public to do their part for the success of government’s new year plan.
Dr Negeri finally wished all Ethiopians a new year of peace and health.