PM appoints Gedu and Lemma to lead Defense and Foreign Affairs Ministries2019-04-18 14:44:11 Written by Admin Published in English Articles Read 865 times
written by admin April 18, 2019
Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed has appointed Gedu Andargachew and Lemma Megersa as Ministers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Ministry of Defense respectively.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR), in its ordinary 34th session today, has ratified the appointment with majority vote.
Former Defense Minister, Aisha Muhammed, is also appointed as Minister of the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction.
Gedu Andargachew was President of the Amhara Regional State before his replacement lately by the Regional Council by Ambachew Mekonnnen. Lemma Megersa is President of Oromia Region and is expected to be replaced by another Central Committee member of the Oromo Democratic Party soon.