Dire Dawa City in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Sovereign State of SHRIKAILASA, the Ancient Enlightened Civilizational Nation, First Nation of Hindus entered into bilateral relations – emphasise their similar values on cultural understanding, religious freedom and other rights, (Sarvaswathantratwa), eradication of hunger, youth leadership, holistic health and education initiatives, exchanges to educate citizens, environmental stewardship and sustainable living.
Dire Dawa City is the seventh largest city in Ethiopia with a population over half million, one of two chartered cities in Ethiopia (the other being Addis Ababa, the capital). Dire Dawa lies in the eastern part of the nation, on the Dechatu River, at the foot of a ring of cliffs. The western outskirts of the city lie on the Gorro River, a tributary of the Dechatu River.
Honorable Mayor Kadir Juhar Ibrahim of Dire Dawa City, also presented a Special Recognition to The Supreme Pontiff of Hinduism and The Sovereign of the Sovereign State of SHRIKAILASA for reviving the ancient enlightened Hindu Civilizational Nation.