Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Inaugurate Batu Dugda Irrigation Project




Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Inaugurate Batu Dugda Irrigation Project

 

 

Addis Ababa, May 04, 2020 (FBC) – Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed along with Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki have inaugurated the Batu Dugda irrigation project in Oromia regional state today.

 

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Chief Administrator of the regional state, Shemelis Abdissa and the former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn, attended the inauguration ceremony.

 

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The Batu Dugda irrigation project currently has a capacity of developing 2,000 hectares of land with a potential to develop 15,000 hectares up on the completion of its expansion works.

 

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The two leaders also visited a nursery site .

 

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Source: https://www.fanabc.com/english/ethiopian-eritrean-leaders-inaugurate-batu-dugda-irrigation-project/