UN RC remarks on the establishment of the Ethiopian Media Council

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I am delighted to welcome you to the UN Conference Center. We are proud to host the media council establishment meeting, a historical event that is long awaited by most of us.  


There can be no doubt that this day is a remarkable milestone in the media landscape of Ethiopia. I was told that there has been an attempt to establish a media council in Ethiopia nine years back but could not happen due to various reasons.


Today, we are all here to support and celebrate the realization of this dream. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the media council organizing committee who has been working hard towards the establishment of this body.