EIAR holds thanks giving day to appreciate former Director General and Deputy Director General of the Institute

In special ceremony held yesterday 17th May 2018 at the Institute’s HQs premises, EIAR acknowledged the former Director General, Dr. Fentahun Mengestu and Deputy Director General, Dr. Adugna Waqijira for their 5 and 7 years terms of research leadership, respectively.

At the occasion of the thanks giving day of the Institute, Dr. Mandefro Nigussie, Director General of EIAR, said the former EIAR leaders that their effort to bring the Institute to this level requested so many scarification in all aspects, such that EIAR is beholden and cheerfully extend appreciation for your unrestricted efforts and contributions you have made during your term of leadership. We will work up on the successes you have achieved in all aspects of the mandates of the institutes, he added. The Director General (DG) also extends his appreciation to the families of the former leaders that the success of the former leader was not possible without the contribution of their families and it should be equally recognized.  

In the event, the Institute’s staff bestowed their appreciation to the formers leader through various cultural and traditional gifts handed over their representatives. The formers leaders on their behalf expressed their deepest gratefulness for the celebration and the gifts they received during the thanks giving day.  In the occasion, EIAR DG, DDGs, sectors, processes and center directors and all staff of EIAR HQ were in attendance.