Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed together with the Presidents of Eritrea and Somalia, Isaias Afwerki and Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, respectively, inaugurated the Tibebe Ghion Specialized Hospital in the City of Bahir Dar today.
The hospital with an expected capacity to deal with 2000 patients per day has been built with more than 207 million birr.
It will benefit up to seven million people once fully operational, it was noted.
The specialized hospital also graduated 172 health professionals today.
In his remark at the graduation ceremony, the Prime Minister called upon the graduating class to continue their learning journey and be at the forefront of cutting edge Ethiopian research and inventions that will also magnify the contributions of Africans.