Present generation should exert the utmost efforts to effectively discharge responsibilities in the national development endeavors of the country by drawing lessons from its forefathers, members of Ethiopian Patriots Association urged.
The six days of Pagumen, the 13th “month” of Ethiopian calendar are being marked at national level with various activities.
Today is the 2nd day of Pagumen which has been designated to ‘Sacrifice Day’ under the theme “Sustaining a Country through Sacrifices.”
Ethiopians across the nation have been observing the day to commemorate Ethiopians who paid relentless sacrifices for their country at all areas of their activities.
ENA has talked to some members of Ethiopian Patriots Association on the values of sacrifices for nation building.
The members of the association recalled how their forefathers have paid outstanding sacrifices to ensure the sovereignty and territorial integrity of their country by shedding their blood and flesh under extremely difficult terrains of the country effectively registering remarkable and patriotic achievements.
Present generation should exert the utmost efforts to effectively discharge responsibilities in the national development endeavors of the country by drawing lessons from its forefathers, the members urged.
Tigist Haile, an alternate member of the Ethiopian Patriots Association remarked that the patriotic feat of our forefathers in paying selfless sacrifices for the freedom of their motherland was quite remarkable.
She noted that the present generation needs to discharge its patriotic responsibilities by paying on the necessary sacrifices of their country.
Asmamaw Makete, another member of the Association said our patriotic forefathers endured all sorts of challenges and fought against the encroaching enemy forces in all terrains across the country.
He added that the present generation is expected to pay all the necessary sacrifices by effectively discharging their responsibilities as patriots for their country.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency