On the occasion of 73rd Republic Day of India, a Reception was held at the Embassy of India premises.
H.E. Dr. Ergogie Tesfaye, Hon’ble Minister of Women and Social Affairs who was conferred the Distinguished ICCR Alumni Award 2021 was felicitated during the event. The Indian community in Ethiopia gladly joined in the felicitation of the Honb’le Minister, who was the only dignitary from Africa given the Distinguished ICCR Alumni Award in 2021.
Dr. Kannan Ambalam from Wollega University was handed over a cheque of ETB Two Hundred Thousand by the India Business Forum for his low cost bridge construction project. So far, Dr. Kannan Ambalam and his team have constructed about 80 bridges and revived more than 40 water springs for communities in western Oromia region. As part of @India75 celebrations, we have set a target of 75 more bridges and water springs for various communities in Ethiopia.
Earlier in the day, Indian community members enthusiastically participated in a blood donation camp.
26 January 2022