Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Memorial of late PM commemorated

The first year memorial service for the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was held at the Meles Zenawi Memorial Park, an area previously known as the Gulele Botanic Garden, on August 20th in the presence of over 800 guests.


Among the dignitaries who took part in the event were the Presidents of Sudan, Djibouti and Somalia as well as the Vice President of Uganda, and many high level officials from other countries.
On the same day, the design for the Meles Zenawi Memorial Park was presented at the Sheraton Addis. It was stated that the world-renowned architect Fasil Giorghis along with other Ethiopian architects are working on  the park which will consist of a state-of-the-art library and research center that will become a hub for scholars.