Authority Commemorates Binyam Admasu
A day long program commemorating the late Biniam Admasu was conducted at the auditorium of the Authority for the Research and Conservation of the Cultural Heritages, on 10th May, 2015.
The late Biniam Admasu, who passed away as a result of the injuries he received while trying hard to put out the fire caused at Bale Mountains National park with his colleagues last February.
The program was held taking in to consideration the love he had for the wild animals and their habitat, and the life sacrifices he paid for his profession.
Present during the occasion are, state minister of Culture and Tourism,H.E. W/ro Tadelech Dalecho, Director General of the Authority, Ato Dawud Mamme, heads of Agencies accountable to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism; family members and colleagues of the deceased.
At the beginning of the ocassion, her Excellency state minister and Ato Dawud Mamme have lit candles.
In his statement to the gathering, Ato Dawud has expressed his heartfelt sorrow over the death of Biniam and Authority’s readiness to extend every support to efforts that are geared towards establishment of memorial for the deceased. Besides, some renowned persons have also expressed their sorrow.
Meanwhile, short poems and a documentary film focusing on the life of the deceased have been presented.
A plan to institute commemorative establishments for the deceased has also been presented and a committee led by the Public Relations and Information Directorate of EWCA has been formed.
Family members of the deceased have expressed that they are proud of Biniam Admasu for the contribution he extended for the sector.
The late Biniam Admasu, who lost his life at the age of 32, has worked in the Authority for many years and later moved to the Frankfurt Zoological Society, where he served as a tourism officer until his life comes to stop.