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Yasmin Graces Finance Ministry as State Minister

July 25 , 2020

Yasmin Wohabrebbi takes the place of Admasu Nebebe as state minister for Finance in charge of economic cooperation as of July 14, 2020. Yasmin has been working at the Ministry for the past year as director of international financial institutions cooperation. Before rejoining the Ministry last year, she worked at the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) for a little over five years. She had also worked at the then Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation for six and a half years in different capacities. Yasmin earned a master's degree in international trade policy & trade law from the University of Lund in Sweden. She also holds a BA degree in economics from the University of Gonder. Admasu, who had been serving as a state minister for over three years, resigned last month to join the African Development Bank (AfDB). Admasu will take a post as an advisor presenting Ethiopia to the Executive Director's Office for East Africa as of August 1. Abebe Tadesse, director of project development and monitoring at the Public-Private Partnership Directorate, replaced Yasmin as director of international financial institutions cooperation.


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