Hawassa, June 3 (WIC) –Ambassador of Germany to Ethiopia, Lieselore Cyrus said that her government would provide the necessary support to Ethiopia’s five-year Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).
Ambassador Cyrus said while visiting the development activities underway in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples State that the government and people of Germany would give all the support required for the successful implementation of the GTP, a plan intended to ensure the sustainability of ongoing development activities in the country.
“The government of Germany would enhance its support to Ethiopia’s effort to beat poverty and improve the livelihood of its citizens,” she said. “The infrastructural development activities being carried out in the state are encouraging”.
Ambassador Cyrus held discussion with leaders at all levels and the community during her stay in Hawassa, Halaba, Wolaita, Gamogofa, and South Omo zones.
Moreover, she held discussion with teachers and students of technical and vocations training institutions as well as people engaged in small and micro enterprise sectors.
Speaker of the SNNP State Council, Lemma Gezume, on the occasion urged the government of Germany to strengthen its support in the areas of capacity building, urban development and poverty reduction.