PM Appoints Gov't Officials

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed officials to serve as state ministers in newly restructured ministries.


PM Appoints Gov't Officials

Following the government formation kicked off last week, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed officials to serve as state ministers in newly restructured ministries. Redwan Hussien has been reappointed as a state minister for Foreign Affairs, and Eyob Tekalign (PhD) was also reappointed as a state minister for Finance. Earlier in the week, former Minister of Water, Irrigation & Energy, Sileshi Bekele (PhD), was named chief negotiator & advisor on Transboundary Rivers and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), with the rank of minister. A few new faces were nominated for ministerial posts as well. Taye Dendea was named a state minister for Peace while Meseret Meskele has taken on the role of a state minister for Revenues. In total, the Premier has appointed over 65 officials to oversee the work of 22 ministerial offices.


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