Ethiopian Embassy in Washington Organizes Fundraiser for GERD

ADDIS ABABA – The Ethiopian Embassy in Washington D.C organized a hybrid fundraiser event for Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

The event, attended by over 200 via zoom in addition to the in-person attendants, also celebrated the successful Filling of the renaissance dam.



On the occasion, Ambassador Seleshi Bekele applauded Ethiopians in the Diaspora and back home for their persistent support to the GERD in finance, advocacy, digital campaign, skills, research and all other aspects.

“The GERD is a magnificent symbol of Unity and testifies to our commitment to development” said Ambassador Seleshi.

He also congratulated fellow Ethiopians for the successful filling of the third round and the start of the secd turbine.

Ambassador Seleshi urged the need to scale up the support for this grand millstone until its completion.



Ambassador Taye Atske-Selassie, Ethiopia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, mentioned the multifaceted significance of the GERD to augment the ongoing transformation aspirations of Ethiopia.

He also called for an unwavering backing to the GERD on every front to realize its successful conclusion.

Participants in the program on their part vowed to continue their support to the project in all needed horizons.

The event was organised under a theme“We are here committed to Finish. Ethiopia Prevails with GERD”.

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