Dessie City Inaugurates over Half Billion Birr Worth Infrastructure Dev’t Projects


Addis Ababa: Dessie city, the South Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region has inaugurated today over 500-million birr worth of infrastructure projects aimed at addressing long overdue development demands in the city.

Dessie, located about 400 kilometers north of the capital Addis Ababa, the city’s inhabitants have been demanding better infrastructure development including roads, housings and other necessary projects.

Considering today’s inaugurated projects as a response from the regional and federal governments, the development infrastructures are anticipated to significantly improve the living standards of the community.

The inaugural ceremony of the newly built infrastructure projects was attended by the Deputy Chief Administrator of Amhara Region Abdu Hussain, Deputy Mayor of Dessie City Administration, Samuel Molalign and other federal and regional officials.

Among the unveiled major infrastructures development projects are bus stations, asphalt roads built in different areas of the city, public pharmacies
and other development projects, ENA reporter witnessed that.

Recall that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited development projects in and around the city of Dessie and met with the residents yesterday.

The premier wrote on X that he observed many impressive works being carried out everywhere in the city during the visit.

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Managing Director of Dessie city Administration Infrastructure Department, Kasim Abera said the development projects have been constructed with the participation of the government and society.

According to him, the asphalt roads were built from Koshin-Ber-Gerado to Piasa- Medhanialem, Wolo Hotel-Mayor’s Office and its surrounding areas.

Kasim recalled that the development works that have been completed for inauguration were the age-old development demands of the society.

And he said those projects have been realized through a coordinated effort to speed up development along with maintaining the peace and stability of the city.

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