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Addis Ababa, October 1, 2022 (FBC) – The Irreechaa Festival, the thanksgiving festival among the Oromo people has kicked off at Hora Finfinee in the presence of thousands attendants, Aba Gadas, Haadha Siinqees, government officials and guest from various countries.
Thousands from across the nation clad in colorful attires and costumes have gathered at Hora Finfinee, Addis Ababa to attend the thanksgiving festival which takes place at the end of the rainy season to praise God for the bounty of nature and the brighter spring season.
People in groups have flocked to Hora Finfinee chanting songs, brandishing clubs painted in the Aba Gada tricolor of black, red and white.
Addis Ababa, October 1, 2022 (FBC) – Mayor of Addis Ababa, Adanech Abiebie has lauded the celebration of the Irreechaa festival at Hora Finfinee, in the capital as colorful, vibrant and peaceful.
The Mayor said that millions have attended the celebration which has taken place in Addis Ababa for a fourth round, appreciating the hospitality and observance to the traditional values of festival among attendants and residents of the city at large.
The celebration has been graced with the spirit of multinational unity, solidarity and brotherhood among members of nations, nationalities and peoples of Ethiopia who attended the festival.
Mayor further expressed gratitude to government officials, institutions, security forces and other stakeholders to their contribution for the peaceful conclusion of the festival.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has seen off Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at Bole International Airport.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by several high government officials while seeing off the Somali President.
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has successfully concluded his official visit to Ethiopia having discussions with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and visiting development activities in the country.
During their bilateral discussion, the two leaders have agreed to nurture and strengthen the longstanding ties between their sisterly countries.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) –At the end of the official state visit by Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the two leaders issued a Joint Communiqué.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed welcomed President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia in his first official visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the 28th and 29th of September 2022.
During the course of the visit, the two leaders held bilateral discussions, accompanied by high level officials from the two countries. They raised and discussed various issues of mutual and regional concerns ranging from collaboration to overcoming threats of terrorism and extremism to bilateral economic cooperation.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopian Electric Power and Bahir Dar University signed a cooperation agreement to work together on human resource capacity building and research.
EEP’s Corporate Planning Executive, Andualem Si’a, and Bahir Dar University President, Frew Tegegne (PhD), signed the cooperation agreement.
The Director of Human Resources Training and Development of the EEP, Wondwosen Kassa, remarked that the agreement focuses on research and development, human resource capacity building, consultation and related spheres.
The agreement also creates conducive environment for students and academic of the University to take cooperative training at EEP, he said.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopia affirmed its commitment to share its effective achievement and experiences in the aviation sector to Chad and strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two nations, affirmed Dagmawit Moges, Minister of Transport and Logistics.
Alongside the 41st International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Conference being held in Montreal, Canada, Ethiopia and Chad signed a bilateral agreement that will allow them to work more closely in aviation and air transport sector.
At the signing ceremony, Dagmawit Moges, Minister of Transport and Logistics, and Chad’s Minister of Civil Aviation and National Meteorology, Hissen Tahir Sugume, had fruitful discussions on bilateral aviation services and reached an agreement on this sector.
Addis Ababa, October 1, 2022 (FBC) –Embassies of various countries based in Addis Ababa have extended best wishes to all Ethiopians on the celebration of Irreechaa festival.
Embassies of the U.S., Netherlands and France in Addis Ababa have delivered congratulatory message to Ethiopians on the occasion of the Irreechaa thanksgiving holiday.
Thousands of Ethiopians from all corners of the country have attended the Irreecha, the annual thanksgiving festival, at Hora Finfinee, Addis Ababa in attendance of Aba Gadas, Haadha Siinqees, government officials and community leaders.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has extended greetings to all Ethiopian on the occasion of the Irreechaa Festival, a thanksgiving festival among the Oromo people.
In his message, the Prime Minister said that Irreechaa is a thanksgiving festival practiced by all irrespective of age race, gender, age and religion.
The Irreechaa festival has helped Ethiopia to attract international tourists not only from parts of the nation but all across the world, the Premier said.
Currently, Irreechaa has become a national festival being celebrated all nations, nationalities and peoples of Ethiopia, he said.
“We Ethiopians are endowed with cultural and religious festivals, traditions and values that build on harmonious co-existence and unity. Irreechaa fosters listening and understanding one another and promotes peace and love,” he said.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Government called on everyone to play their part in preserving and passing on values of Irreechaa to generations to come.
Government Communication Service (GCS), in a statement, has extended best wishes to All Ethiopians on the celebration of the Irreechaa Festival to be celebrated on October 1 and 2 nationwide particularly at Hora Finfinnee and Hora Harsede.
Irreechaa is a national treasure with a paramount significance in strengthening multinational unity, brotherhood and solidarity among Ethiopians, the Communications Service said, stressing need to preserve and pass on traditional values of the festival to generations.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Dessie Dalkie, emphasized that Ethiopia and Korea Republic need to transform their long-cherished friendship into stronger economic ties for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
A delegation from the Ethiopian Embassy in South Korea carried out the “2022 Ethiopia – Korea Business Forum” at Mano Memorial Hall of Busan University of Foreign Studies, Busan, and more than 80 company owners attended the forum.
The Forum was planned to provide the attendees with the most updated investment information, such as the investment environment, opportunities, incentives, and infrastructure status in Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority and Turkish Civil Aviation Authority signed a memorandum of understanding to operate a wider-body aircraft.
Both aviation authorities signed the MoU to operate a wider-body aircraft from Istanbul to Addis Ababa and from Addis Ababa to İstanbul.
The agreement is expected to further strengthen the long-standing relationship between the two friendly nations, as per Adem Mohammed, Ethiopian Ambassador to Türkiye.
Addis Ababa, September 30, 2022 (FBC) – Ethiopian delegation consisting of Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC), Maritime Transport and Logistics, and Customs Commission arrived in Istanbul to learn the experience of Turkish free trade zones.
A delegation led by the Deputy CEO of the Ethiopian Industrial Park Development Corporation Addisu Mamo Birru, visited the Istanbul and Izmir cities free trade zones.
During the visit, the Delegation met with the officials of World Turkish Business Council (DEIK) and gave a broad explanation about the attractive investment opportunities, the development of industrial parks and the recently inaugurated free trade zone in Ethiopia.