Council Approves Establishment Structure for 11 Institutions

Mar 26 , 2022

The Council of Ministers approved a regulation to cement the establishment of 11 government institutions during a regular session last week. Among the bodies to be founded are the Ethiopian Technology Authority, the Ethiopian Agricultural Authority and the Ethiopian Forest Development Authority. At the beginning of the financial year, members of Parliament approved a new government structuring proclamation prepared by the then Planning & Development Commission. The structure aimed at lowering recurrent costs by reducing the number of government institutions. The number of federal institutions had reached 200 by then. However, the number of ministerial offices was increased to 22 from 19. The Council also looked into the structure of Mining Industries Development Institute, the Manufacturing Industries Institute, and the Artificial Intelligence Institute among others.



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