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In time of war, women like men, have served their country and in some of them have fought side by side with the men against the enemy.
We express Our ardent wish that the International Book Year will yield fruitful results and urge all Ethiopians to support the spirit and aims of this event by participating in its various activities.
The young and the adult will not be a burden to their country, if they strive for education and that is why all should eagerly seek learning.
Those who have had the opportunity to learn should always be at the disposal of those who have not had its benefit.
When We say religion, it is not restricted to the professed faith. In this connection no one should question the faith of others, for no human being can be a judge of the ways of God.
An educated person can benefit his society when he shows beneficial results without discriminating between jobs.
The acute problems related to education are manifested in the fact that today two-thirds of the population of the world are denied educational opportunities while the present educational systems are being questioned and criticised.
This new international climate of understanding is a development of the utmost importance to the peace, well-being and progress of mankind.
A union composed of workers without regard to their race, creed or sex becomes the true symbol of Ethiopian unity.
In very truth there are no interest or reasons, however legitimate they may be, that can justify war.
During Our reign, We have labored unceasingly to provide the essential foundation for the future growth and development of the nation.
Above all, Ethiopia is dedicated to the principle of the equality of all men, irrespective of differences of race, colour or creed.
As you all know, it is centuries past since Our country, Ethiopia, accepted the Gospel of Christ.