Saturday, April 21, 2012
Posted By: Nomonanoto Sidama | At: 4/21/2012 02:30:00 AM
Hawassa, April 21, 2012 (Hawassa) - Construction of a multi-purpose hall cultural centre is underway in Hawassa town of South Ethiopia Peoples State at a cost of close to 40 million Birr, the town municipality said.
Municipality deputy manager, Biru Wolde told ENA that the center, which would be finalized in the next Ethiopian budget year would accommodate 1,700 guests at a time.
He said the centre which houses conference hall, theater and art gallery, among others would help conserve historical and cultural heritages of the region.
The construction has created dozens of jobs.
The regional government and the municipality have covered the construction cost of the centre.