Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed visited this morning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.
Following the visit, a presentation of the project’s progress was made for the Prime Minister by heads of the project.
Reflecting on the progress, the PM recounted the enormity of the vision and emphasized the importance of working effectively to realize dreams.
Recalling the completion delays that had been caused due to poor management, he shared the measures taken over the past year by the Government to address the problems the project was confronted with.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy encouraged all contractors to work harmoniously in accelerating progress and marking key milestones for early power generation.
The Prime Minister expressed commitment to equitable usage of the waters without any ill intentions for downstream countries, according to office of the prime Minister.
GERD, which will be the largest hydropower project in Africa, is now more than 70% complete.