Ethiopian power company promises no power interruption during polling day

14:33, May 23, 2010      

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The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation announces on Saturday that there would not be any power interruptions in the country's polling day on Sunday.

Corporation's Communication Main Officer, Misiker Negash, said that the Corporation has made adequate preparation to get no power interruption during the election.

Misiker said adequate numbers of maintenance workers and other technicians at all power generating, transmission and distributions stations.

A mechanism in which workers of the corporation assigned in various parts of the country and election executives work closely has been created.

The Corporation called up on industries which have high power consumption to stop their production as of Saturday morning to enable it reserve adequate power for the polling day.

Ethiopia will go to the polls on Sunday, which is its 4th national elections in 18 years.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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