Planning Commission Welcomes New Deputy Head

March 7 , 2020


Endalkachew Sime, the former secretary-general of the national chamber, has been appointed deputy commissioner of the National Planning & Development Commission. Endalkachew was appointed to the post by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) as of March 4, 2020, replacing Getachew Adem, who is pursuing his doctoral degree. Endalkachew worked at the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association for eight years and has been working as a senior advisor at the Commission for the past couple of months. He also served as deputy secretary-general and advocacy department manager at the Chamber, and, prior to that, he was secretary-general of the Ethiopian Textile & Garment Manufacturers Association for four years. He holds a first degree in agricultural economics and is currently pursuing his second degree in developmental economics.


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