President Sahlework Zewde said “Patriotism is our value to shape generation”.
Ethiopia today marked the 82nd Patriots Victory Day under the theme “Togetherness for Perseverance and Victory”.
The Ethiopian Patriots' Victory Day is a national holiday in Ethiopia celebrating on 5 May in commemoration of the Ethiopian resistance movement over Italian five year occupation of Ethiopia.
An event was underway in connection with the day in Addis Ababa around the Victory Monument in the presence President Sahlework, other senior government officials, Patriots and representatives of different countries.
During the occasion, President Sahlework paid tribute to all the patriots who safeguarded the nation’s sovereignty through their scarification.
Sahlework stressed that patriotism is the value that Ethiopia will shape its next generation.
Furthermore, the President stressed that the Patriots Victory Day is an exemplary that the current generation can bring change if united.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency