"Ethiopia’s commitment to provision of quality primary education for all its future citizens will not be and cannot be compromised. The future prosperity of the nation and the strength of its democratic institutions depend on it. It is this commitment that has prompted Ethiopia to commit as much as possible of our domestic resources to education. We are one among the few countries of the world that spend close to 6% or more of their GNP on education." – Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia Demeke Mekonnen

Listen to the remarks made by H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister, at the Global Education First Initiative's high-level event 'Quality Education for the World We Want'


Watch the video of Ethiopia's Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen

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