Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed expresses Meskel Demera best wishes
Addis Ababa, September 27, 2023 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has expressed his best wishes to all Ethiopians celebrating the Meskel-Demera Holiday.
“Demera Festival brings people together and unscramble things,” the Prime Minister underscored, describing the holiday as a symbol of transformation.
“Demera is the sign that helped the finding of the True Cross. It is an example for us to stand in unison for the development and prosperity of our nation,”
“As the finding of the True Cross necessitated the cooperation and consultation of many, it needs our cooperation and unity to realize development and prosperity in Ethiopia,” the Premier underscored.
The Prime Minister further called on the faithful to maintain unity and togetherness while celebrating the Meskel-Demera festival.
Meskel-Demera marks the finding of the True Cross of Jesus Christ by Empress St. Helena (Eleni), mother of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, in the fourth century.