Parliament endorses Ethiopian Cabinet


The House of People’s Representatives has endorsed the ministers nominated by newly re-elected Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn. Some ministers, such as Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonn, remain in their roles, but there are a number of new ministers in place.

The full list, as reported by the Ethiopian News Agency is as follows:

Hailemariam Dessalegn Prime Minister
Demeke Mekonnen Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinator role for Social Cluster
Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Finance and Economic Cluster
& Minister of Communication and Information Technology
Aster Mamo Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Public Service and Human Resource Development
& Minister for Good Governance and Reform Cluster Coordinator
Siraj Fegesa Defense Minister
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Minister of Foreign Affairs
Kassa Tekleberhan Minister of Federal Affairs and Pastoralist Area Development
Getachew Ambaye Minister of Justice
Abdulazi Mohammed Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation
Tefera Deribew Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resource Development
Sileshi Getahun Minister of Livestock and Fish Resources
Ahmed Abitew Minister of Industry
Yacob Yala Minister of Trade
Abiy Ahmed Minister of Science and Technology
Workneh Gebeyehu Minister of Transport
Mekuria Haile Minister of Urban Development and Housing
Dr. Ambachew Mekonnen Minister of Construction
Motuma Mekasa Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity
Shiferaw Shigute Ministers of Education
Keseteberhan Admasu Minister of Health
Abdulfetah Abdulahi Minister of Labor and Social Affairs
Tolosa Shagi Minister of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas
Engineer Aisha Mohammed Minister of Culture and Tourism
Zenebu Tadesse Minister of Women and Children
Dr. Shiferaw Teklemariam Minister of Environment, Forest Development and Climate Change
Redwan Hussein Minister of Youth and Sport
Demitu Hambisa Minister of Public Enterprises

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