Parliament Endorsed Abiy Ahmed (PhD) as Prime Minister
The Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) has endorsed Abiy Ahmed(PhD) as Prime Minister proposed by the governing party, EPRDF. Abiy was elected as chairperson of the Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front ( EPRDF) last week, has sworn in as the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) today April 2, 2018.
Abiy has taken the power from the hands of the former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in peaceful and exemplary manner.
Following the handing over ceremony, the newly elected Prime Minister Abiy has delivered a nationwide televised address to the peoples of Ethiopia.
He has noted in his speech that the handing over of the power peacefully illustrates major facts about democracy, justice, and sustainable peace the country is building.
He also stated that EPRDF has enabled the country to achieve fast economic growth and development in all sectors in its ruling period for more than two decades.
In his address, the Prime Minister pledged to solve the disputes with Eretria.
Abiy has showed the government's commitments to work for inclusive development, fight against corruption and widen the democratic space in the country.
The country looks forward to ensure and strengthen the continuity of the fast and sustainable growth it achieved and to avoid the draw backs observed, the Prime Minister added.
He further said that the governing party EPRDF will discuss with the opposition political parties peacefully on the differences so as to narrow the gaps democratically.
Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Front (EPRDF) has been being responsible to govern the country since the downfall of the Dergue Regime when Ethiopia was strangled by economic policies deleterious to development; citizenry was captive of an undemocratic and brutal regime, and the state was rocked by harsh nationalist conflicts and interminable wars. The EPRDF owes its success over the past decades in guiding the people under its leadership by thoroughly examining and targeting on all-rounded and successful socio-economic and political development throughout the country. In doing so, the Front has formulated a constitution by participating the people through their representatives based on the existing local contexts. Now, we Ethiopians are mobilizing together so as to bring sustainable development in every aspect.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is meeting this morning, December 14, 2018 with the Ambassadors of around 30 European countries to discuss Ethiopia’s period of transformation.
The Ambassadors of more than 30 European countries that met with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on December 14, 2018, welcomed the progressive steps taken over the past months in Ethiopia under the Prime Minister’s premiership.
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