Monument of literary pioneer, diplomat Heruy Welde Selassie inaugurated
Addis Ababa, September 19, 2023 (FBC) – A monument erected in memory of pioneering author and the former foreign minister Blatten Geta Heruy Welde Selassie was inaugurated today at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa.
Blatten Geta Heruy Welde Selassie is one of the pioneers of Ethiopian literature having written various books and served as Ethiopian Foreign Minister.
Blatten Geta Heruy Welde Selassie also served at various political positions with commitment and dedication in the Addis Ababa Municipality and was judge of the Special Court.
Blatten Geta Heruy Welde Selassie was a member of Ethiopia’s first delegation to the League of Nations.
The inauguration of the monument was attended by representatives of different Government offices, Ethiopian historians and authors, friends and family members of Blatten Geta Heruy Welde Selassie.