Ministers Praise Successful Completion of First Year Filling of GERD

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew expressed a congratulatory message on the successful completion of first year filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Sileshi Bekele also congratulated all Ethiopians on the thriving completion of first-year filling of the dam with 4.9 billion cubic meters of water.

The leaders’ discussion last night was remarkable and smooth. They settled to resolve the technical and legal issues that have not yet reached an agreement through continuous discussions.

Accordingly, the leaders decided the issue of all levels of water filling to fully agreed in a short period of time and a lasting and comprehensive agreement should be reached to conclude future negotiations, including future water use, he underlined.

Source: ENA