Inaugurated Taitu Culture and Education Center

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(Photo: Anteneh Aklilu)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen along with other high government officials inaugurated Taitu Culture and Education Center which is initiated by Alemtsehay Wodajo. Supreme Court President Meaza Ashenafi, Deputy Mayor of Addis Ababa, Adanech Abibie, founder of the Center Alemtsehay Wodajo and representatives of various communities have attended the launching ceremony. Fundraising session has also been started on the occasion to finance the center.
The center is founded in a historical residence which was formerly owned by Bitwoded Hailegiyorgis Woldemichael and transferred to the center by the City Administration of Addis Ababa. Demeke said on the occasion that the center will have a paramount significance in preserving and promoting cultural, historical and artistic values of the country. Tayitu Cultural Center is named after Itege Tayitu Betul, an iconic figure in Ethiopian History.