October 11/2022/ENA/ Ethiopian youths should expand Green Legacy Initiative to African continent with a view to strengthening African unity and brotherhood., according to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Demeke Mekonnen.
Deputy Prime Minister & Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonen said that youths who would be deployed to neighboring African countries and plant seedlings should strengthen African unity and brotherhood.
Speaking on the farewell ceremony, Demeke said that youths would be deployed to various African countries to plant seedlings with a theme ‘Plant African fraternity’ and strengthen unity and brotherhood among countries.
According to him, ”plant African fraternity” program is aimed at expanding its the green legacy initiative at the continental level and strengthen brotherhood.
He also affirmed that Ethiopia continues to strengthen its pro-active role of unity and independence of Africa.
Ethiopia will repeat its symbol of African independence with its green legacy initiative on the continent, he underscored.
Therefore, he stated, Ethiopian youths will commence the green legacy initiative soon in neighboring countries with the view to strengthen African brotherhood among counties.
Ethiopia showed its commitment of green development to the rest of the world in planting over 25 billon seedlings during the last consecutive year, he noted.