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The first Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Female Ambassadors Competition that has been underway in regions and city administrations will be concluded on February 7, 2018.
A total of 33 Female Ambassadors selected from the 9 regions and 2 city administrations will serve to strengthen the inclusive public participation in the construction of the dam until its completion, Office of the National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam disclosed.
From among the 33 ambassadors, one will be elected on April 11, 2018 to become Federal Female Ambassador of GERD, it was learned.
Office of the National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of GERD, Deputy Director-General of Tagel Qenubeh told journalists today the female ambassadors will consolidate public mobilization efforts in building the dam.
The Federal Female Ambassador of GERD is expected to promote the dam at national and international forums, he added.
The regional and city administration ambassadors will raise fund for GERD at their levels, it was pointed out.
More than 720 million birr was collected for building the dam during the last six months.