YEMEN Press Agency

Ethiopian PM sends message to ‘Egypt and Sudan’ on second filling of Renaissance Dam

SANAA, Jul. 22 (YPA) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent a message to the downstream states of the Nile (Egypt and Sudan) via his official Twitter account.

In a message written today in Arabic on his Twitter page, the Prime Minister pointed out Ethiopia’s successful completion of the second filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as per the scheduled time.

The Premier noted that Ethiopia conducted the filling of the dam in a way that does not significantly harm the downstream countries, adding it has regulated the water flow deterring flooding.

The filling of the dam would never significantly harm the downstream countries, Abiy stated, and underscored that it would be a source of cooperation among riparian countries.