Ministry marks 8th Nations, Nationalities Day

Addis Ababa, 30 November 2013 (WIC) – This year’s celebration of nations, nationalities and people’s day should be an occasion that Ethiopians reaffirm their commitment achieve the ongoing development, democracy and god governance works, the Ministry of Trade (MoT) said.

Employees and heads of the MoT yesterday marked the 8th Nations, Nationalities and People’s Day yesterday under the theme “Our Constitution for Our Renaissance.” Trade State Minister, Ali Siraj, on the occasion said all Ethiopians need to express their genuine promise to attain Ethiopia’s renaissance while observing the day.

Ethiopian nations, nationalities give special place for the event as it is a day the guaranteed the human rights and self administration, the state minister said. Ethiopians, along with the government are currently exerting relentless efforts to alleviate poverty and problems of good governance as well as to attain nation’s renaissance, he said.

Accordingly, employees of the ministry need to contribute their share in the efforts underway to ensure modern and fair trading practices, the minister concluded. Ethiopia will mark this year’s Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day for the 8th times in Jijjiga town, Somali Regional State next week.