The Celebration of the 125th founding anniversary of Addis Ababa began on Saturday February 18 in the premises of the city municipality.
The event was attended by Mayor Kuma Demeksa and other government officials and diplomats based in the city as well as representatives of around 30 twin towns and sister cities.
A new website was also launched during the event while documentary films depicting the infrastructure development and the socio-economic situation in the city are planned to be presented in connection with the event that is going to be celebrated throughout the year. Discussions and workshops will also be organized.
Addis Ababa was established during the reign of Emperor Menelik II in 1887.