Africa-Press – Ethiopia. April 19/2021(ENA) Gohe Peace and Unity Award 2021 has been awarded for 11 eminent persons, including Gammo Fathers, Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia and Ethiopian Traditional Leaders Council in a colorful ceremony that took place on Sunday.
The award was given as symbol of their unwavering commitments towards promoting peace and unity in their localities and the country at large.
The individual winners include Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council President, Mufti Haji Umer Idris (Addis Ababa City), Science and Innovation Technology Minister Abraham Belay (Tigray Region), Athlete Derartu Tullu (Oromia Region), Representative of Gamo Fathers (SNNP Region), Fenta Chanie, Zeweld Traditional Leader in Amhara Region, among others.
Science and Innovation Technology Minister, Abraham Belay took the opportunity to highlight the strong inter-relationship between peace and development.
Peace and development are indivisible but can only be sustained when everyone stands together, he noted.
He called for unrelenting collective efforts in achieving sustainable peace and development across the country.
Gohe Peace and Unity Award was instituted this year by East Africa Entertainment and Event Organizer as an initiative of the prominent peace to celebrate and acknowledge individuals, religious institutes and communities who promotes peace development.