Ethiopia: House Speakers Sign Deal to Build New Parliament Complex At Cost of Br2 Billion

[Reporter]Speakers of the House of Peoples' Representative (HPR) and the House of Federation (HoF) signed a design deal on Wednesday at Jupiter International Hotel to build a new parliament complex estimated to cost some two billion birr. Abadula Gemeda, speaker of the HPR said that the process for the preparation and awarding a winning design to the new building took an extended amount of time. According to the speaker, the time the process took was necessary to assure the best design is selected to erect a complex