This Project is a piece of the responsibilities taken by French Government during the Head of State visit in Addis Ababa in March 2019 for Ethiopian Heritage program. The understanding was marked on July 16, between Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance, Valérie Tehio, AFD Country Director and Frederic Bontems, Ambassador of France to Ethiopia and the African Union.
The National Palace was worked during Emperor Haile Selassie rule and has gotten one of the most significant national structures of Ethiopia, however it was never opened to the general population and was utilized as an official residency that is at present utilized as the official quarters of the President.
The principal period of the Project will cost 20 million euros and will comprise the opening of the Palace to people in general alongside the recreation center before the Palace. An integral award of 8 million euros is required to be given by AFD in 2021 after the dispatch of the works.
Royal residence Administration will be accountable for the usage with the help of Expertise France, a French open office and key on-screen character in global specialized collaboration, spent significant time in structuring and executing specialized collaboration extends particularly through support of French open foundations, for example, Versailles' Palace association which will mediate and give help to this task.