By Staff Reporter
ADDIS ABABA – (BORKENA) – Ethiopia has decided to increase the 20,000 cubic meters of drinking water production being supplied to Djibouti every day to 100,000 cubic meters, sources said.
The Minister of Water and Energy, Dr. Habtamu Iteffa, said in an interview given to Voice of America, that works are being carried out for the implementation of this decision.
In addition to drinking water, the minister pointed out that there are resources that Ethiopia can share with its neighbouring countries, which will help strengthen regional ties and grow together, Habtamu said.
Senior economic researcher, Dr. Abule Mehari, who commented on the issue, said that the move was important, but indicated that the agreement “requires caution”.
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