Over 1000 Students graduate from two Regional Universities

Over 1000 Students graduate from two Regional Universities


   Addis Ababa, July 14, 2001 (WIC)-  Over 1000 students have graduated today from the

   Bahir-Dar University in Amhara Regional State and the Mekelle University in Tigrai.


   Acting President of the Bahir-Dar University revealed at the graduation ceremony that 397

   students have earned their first degrees in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering ,

   Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Geology and Linguistics.


   He said 43 others gradated with Diploma in the stated areas of specialization.


   Professor Eshetu Woncheko, President of the Addis Ababa University who presided over the

   graduation ceremony gave out rewards to meritorious graduate students.


   The Mekelle University likewise conferred degrees and diplomas on 472 students, in Business,

   Economics, Agriculture, Technology , Law, Civil and Industrial Engineering and in Applied



   Dr. Mitiku Haile , the University President stated upon handing over degrees and diplomas to

   the graduates that the University has for the first time graduated students in civil and

   Industrial engineering and in Applied Geology.