CBE Blesses Sheger Project with 500m Br

May 11 , 2019


The state giant, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, has pledged half a billion Birr for a project that intends to beautify Addis Abeba. The board of directors of the bank approved a contribution to the project, which is expected to cost 29 billion Br in total. Advocated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), the project aims at cleaning the rivers from Entoto to Aqaqi Wastewater Treatment Plant, a span of 56Km. The project also plans to develop the riverside and river banks and make it a central recreation spot throughout the city. The other state-owned giant, Ethio telecom, and its employees have pledged 180 million Br for the project.


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