Ethiopia : Abiy Ahmed keen on promoting education to new heights

Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation with more than 100 million populations, has a burgeoning youth as more than 70 percent of its total population categorized under 30 years of age. ©Photo: RR

Casablanca, (ADV) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday called for concerted efforts in building effective education system so as to create a better socioeconomic and political future.

Ahmed, who met more than 3,000 Ethiopian university teachers on Monday, stressed that the education sector should effectively perform its role in harnessing the country’s burgeoning youth population.

Ahmed, while discussing with representatives of more than 50 public higher education institutions in the capital Addis Ababa, also urged scholars to take the lead in harnessing the demographic dividend of the East African country’s youth population.

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