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Fund Raised by Ethiopian in Denmark Aarhus
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Fund Raised by Ethiopian in Denmark Aarhus
17-02-2013
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Ethiopian Community in Denmark have successfully raised fund for the construction of the Grand Renaissance
Dam of Ethiopia. The fund rasing event was held on February 16 2013 with a resounding success.

The Fund-raising project was initiated by  Ethiopian- community in Denmark Aarhus. The mass mobilization
process was unique and brought together an overwhelming number of Ethiopians that has never seen in
Denmark before.

On the opening ceremony after a short welcome address presented by temporary chairman of the community
Mr. Zewdu Teklu, the Consulate General of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the Kingdom of
Sweden and to the Nordic Countries  General Council her Excellency Mrs. Mebrat Beyene and his Excellency
Mr Abdi Hakim Igal Omar 'Ethiopia's Somali Regional State Vice president who Currently visit Denmark
attended the ceremony and presented their speech .

Her Excellency Mrs. Mebrat Beyene In her speech,congratulated the community members and friends of
Ethiopians who attend the events  “You are proof that hard work, dedication and determination can change the
course of a life Ethiopians, with the support of projects such as the Grand Renaissance Dam of Ethiopia.”

his Excellency Mr Abdi Hakim Igal Omar 'Ethiopia's Somali Regional State vice president also called all
Ethiopians and friends of Ethiopians to demonstrate their support for the project by buying bonds.

Some 500 Ethiopians and others participated in the event at which Ethiopians musicians entertained the
guests. The event was unique by itself in participating Ethiopian patriotic Danish, Sudanese and Somalis
showed their help in purchasing bonds for the dam.


The event was attended also by high Ethiopian Diplomats his Excellency Mr. Hussein Ahmed Omer   Consul
and his Excellency Mr.Terefe Burka Okoli  Vice Consul

This event can be sighted as an example to the rest of the Diaspora community around the world.

Under the leadership the Consulate General of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the Kingdom of
Sweden and to the Nordic Countries and coordination of a Fund-raising Coordinating Committee, the Ethiopian
community raised a net total of $15,000 (USA dollars) and this amount will deposit into the Bank Account of the
Renaissance Dam of Ethiopia.

The Coordinating Committee members Mrs Bertukan Mrs Kadra Mr. Kidanemariam Amare Mr. Daniel Tsehay
Mr. Duhe Mr. Abrham would like to use this opportunity to extend their thanks and appreciations to everyone
who participated in making the fund-raising project a success.
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