A foundation stone has been laid for the construction of an international airport in the town of Gode, in eastern Ethiopia's Somali region. The new international airport is named "Miraad Leyli International Airport", named after a local martyr.
The construction of the airport will cost 600 million birr (over $15.2 million), it has been reported.
Laying the foundation stone were Mustafa Omer, Chief Administrator of the Somali region, Kassahun Gofe, Ethiopia's State Minister of Transport, and Eskinder Alemu, CEO of Ethiopian Airport Enterprises.
Source (Including Image): Somali Regional State Communication Bureau (Facebook)