By Zerihun Getachew
ADDIS ABABA (EBC)-The first Science Museum of Ethiopia, which is said to help promoting science and research in the country, has been opened Monday at the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University.
The University has established the museum and Engineering and Mathematics Center, in cooperation with Israeli aid agencies based in the US.
Minister of Education Shiferaw Shigutie said on the opening ceremony that the museum levels up students understanding for science, and as a result contributes for the industry led economic policy of the nation to be followed in the near future.
The center built with 16 million Birr displays different research results and indicates the level of science at present, he added.
Students and educators can visit the museum and the center to help advance their knowledge and expertise in science, it was indicated.