Premier Moves Alemu Sime to MetEC

Apr 26 , 2019

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed Alemu Sime (PhD), former head of the Oromo Democratic Party’s secretariat, as deputy director of the Metals & Engineering Corporation (MetEC). Alemu is a member of the executive committee of the ODP, one of the constituent parties of the EPRDF. He was also the head of Oromia Water, Mines & Energy Bureau before his latest appointment. The state-owned military-industrial conglomerate has six deputy director positions including project management, logistics, operations, investment and business development. The Prime Minister has also made three other appointments. Jantirar Abay, former minister of Construction & Urban Development, has been appointed as advisor to the PM on Infrastructure & Urban Development. While Teyba Hassen became the PM’s social affairs advisor, Gezahegn Abate was appointed as the deputy director of the National Hotel & Tourism Training Centre.


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