PM Abiy Calls Citizens to Leave Legacy by Joining “Clean Streets – Healthy Lives” Movement


Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said all citizens must leave their legacy by joining the ongoing national movement launched to create clean cities and environment.

A ten hours period digital telethon is underway to raise 50 million Birr to support ‘Clean Ethiopia’ campaign initiated by Premier.

Ethiopians both inside the country and abroad as well as various institutions have been participating at the telethon that begun early in the morning today.

Prime Minister Abiy has extended a message to all citizens from the venue where the digital telethon is being broadcast live.

The premier said on the occasion that the telethon’s goal is to create a clean city and environment, which is important for both changing the appearance of the city and protecting the health of its residents.

He called all citizens to leave their legacy by joining the movement launched to create clean cities and environment.

It is to be recalled that PM Abiy recently unveiled plans to construct modern, clean and dignified public
restrooms, with a strong emphasis on community involvement in the construction.

The initiative, named ‘Clean Ethiopia,’ includes a fundraising component under the theme ‘Clean Cities – Healthy Lives.’

Accordingly, a digital telethon for ‘Clean Ethiopia officially launched on April 28/2024.

The objective is to solicit both cash and in-kind contributions for the construction of these public facilities.

Today’s digital telethon is part of this fundraising campaign aimed at raising 50 million Birr in a ten hours period.

All citizens are invited to join the “Clean Streets – Healthy Lives” movement by contributing into the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia account 1000623230248, and National Bank USD account 0101211300016.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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