Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

President admitted to Korean Hospital

President Girma Woldegiorgis is admitted to Myungsung Christian Medical Center (MCM Korean Hospital)

for a medical check up after suffering from minor illness on Thursday, March 8.
According to sources at the hospital, the president is expected to be released on Saturday March 10. He was treated some years back in Saudi Arabia for some complication.
Girma 88, serve the country for the last 11 years and is popular on his green revolution activities.
Born in 1924 in Addis Ababa, launched an environmental protection association called ‘Lem Ethiopia’ in 1991 and is serving as Vice President of the Board of the Association until now.
In his last twitter post recently he urged citizens to inform kids on environmental issues saying “We’ve a responsibility of informing kids on how to protect our environment. The future of our children should be green and healthy!!”
Picture: Girma celebrating his 88th birthday at the Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2012