Ethiopian PM visits Dam project a day after Washington meeting deadlocked

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed claims Dam projected has shown remarkable progress after the “reform measure”

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borkena
February 1, 2020

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam project on Saturday in the morning, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported.

His visit came just a day after Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan failed to reach an agreement regarding operation and filling of the Dam as “drought mitigation mechanism” turned out be be controversial.

President Donald Trump spoke to Abiy Ahmed on the phone on Friday. He reportedly expressed “optimism” that the three countries would reach an agreement. The negotiation that was intended for two days was extended for four days after the parties failed to reach agreement. They are to meet again at the end of February this year for the final agreement after legal and technical details of operation and filing of the dam are drafted.

Earlier, there was a report that the US and the World Bank, attending the negotiation between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan as Observers, exerted pressure on Ethiopia to ensure that Egypt has an upper hand in the agreement.

Why Abiy Ahmed visited the dam at this time is unclear. After the visit, he said that Ethiopia will start generating electric power next year by using two generators. Initially, his government said that it would happen this year.

Video : embedded from Fana Broadcasting Corporation Youtube channel
Cover photo : screenshot from the video



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5 Responses to "Ethiopian PM visits Dam project a day after Washington meeting deadlocked"

  1. Water is life   February 1, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    ETHIOPIA NEEDS WATER MORE THAN ELECTRICITY ..CHINA IS EATING CORONAVIRUS BECAUSE OF LACK OF WATER NOT BECAUSE LACK OF ELECTRICITY .

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  2. coronavirus inminilikpalace   February 2, 2020 at 5:40 am

    Colonel Abiy is a jack of all trades and master of none.He is pedantic . He acts as if he is doctor , engineer, peace ambassadar etc . However, he couldn’t accomplish nothing except genocide, abduction of young brilliant ladies, discrimination among tribes, selling Dam and the country to modren colonial masters leading World Bank which is built to keep the interest of richest nations over the socalled developping countries , victims of systematic robbery.

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  3. Sinit   February 2, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    ETHIOPIAN AIRFORCE IS AIRLIFTING UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TAKING THEM TO SAFETY .

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  4. Asegede Kebede   February 3, 2020 at 2:24 am

    GERD construction is rated as the best place to work in Ethiopia thanks to the reform his Excellency PM Abiy’s administration came up with .

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  5. የአዲስ አበባ ገቢዎች   February 3, 2020 at 3:29 am

    የአዲስ አበባ ገቢዎች ባለስልጣን ከአንድ የግል ዩንቨርስቲና ከአንድ ብሄር ብቻ ቅጥር ለመፈጸም መዘጋጀቱ አነጋጋሪ ሆኗል
    February 3, 2020 – ምንሊክ ሳልሳዊ — Comments ↓

    የአዲስ አበባ ገቢዎች ባለስልጣን ለማዘጋጃ ቤታዊ ገቢ ክትትል ጀማሪ ኦፊሰርች ከአንድ የግል ዩንቨርስቲና ከአንድ ብሄር ብቻ ቅጥር ለመፈጸም መዘጋጀቱ አነጋጋሪ ሆኗል::

    የከተማው ገቢወች ቢሮ ለስራ ቅጥር ባወጣው ማስታወቂያ ላይ ለፈተና የተመረጣችሁ ብሎ የለጠፈውን ዝርዝር ተመልከቱ:: ሀሉም በሚባል መልኩ ሪፍት ቫሊ ከተባለ የግል ኮሌጅ የመጡ የአንድ ብሄረሰብ አባላት ናቸው:: ለምን ብሎ የሚጠይቅ የለም ወይ?

    1) ሌሎች የግል ዩኒቨርሲቲዎችስ?
    2) በጥራታቸው የተመሰከረላቸው በአህጉር ደረጃ ከፊት ተሰላፊ ከሆኑት እንደ አዲስ አበባ ዩኒቨርስቲ ካሉ ተቋሞች የተመረቁት ልጆችስ የት ገቡ? ማስታወቂያውን አልሰሙም ነበር?
    3) ተቀጣሪወችስ በብዛት ከአንድ ብሄረሰብ ለምን ሆኑ?
    4) ሀገሪቱ አሁን እየተመራችበት ካለው ፖለቲካ አስተሳሰብ አንፃር እነዚህ ከአንድ ብሄረሰብ የወጡ ተቀጣሪ ወጣቶች የአዲስ አበባን ህዝብ በቅንነት እና ከፖለቲካ ነፃ በመሆን እንዴት ሊያገለግሉ ይችላሉ?

    እንደዚህ አይነት የተግማማ ስራ መጋለጥ መተቸት አለበት:: መቆምም አለበት:: አልሰማሁም ደሞም እኔ ቀጣሪ አይደለሁም ማለቱ የማይቀር ቢሆንም ኦሮሞ ከሚገባው በላይ የመንግስት ቦታ ከተሰጠው ስራየን በ24 ሰዓት ውስጥ እለቃለሁ ሲል ቃል ለገባው ጠቅላይ ሚንስትር በጊዜ ንገሩት::

    የአዲስ አበባ የገቢወች ቢሮ ስራ ቅጥር ሁኔታ.

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    ምርጫ ቦርድ ኢትዮጵያዊ አይደለህም ካለኝ ኦሮሚያዊ ሆኜ ኦሮሞ ምድር ላይ እወዳደራለሁ

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