Parliament Unanimously Endorsed Newly Appointed Ministers

 

Addis Ababa, October 5 (WIC) – Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has appointed 20 Ministers and presented them to the House of People’s Representative (HPR) today.The House unanimously endorsed the appointments of the 20 Ministers.

Below are lists of the newly appointed 20 Ministers

1. Hailemariam Desalegn …….. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
2. Siraj Fegeta ……….. Minister of Defense
3. Dr. Shiferaw Tekelemariam …… Minister of Federal Affairs
4. Berhane Hailu ……… Minister of Justice
5. Junedin Sado …… Minister of Civil Service
6. Sufian Ahmed ……. Minister of Finance and Economic Development
7. Tefera Deribew ….. Minister of Agriculture
8. Mekonnen Manyazewal …… Minister of Industry
9. Abdurahman Shek Mohammed …… Minister of Trade
10. Desse Dalke…… Minister of Science and Technology
11. Diriba Kuma …… Minister of Transport
12. Debretsion Gebremikael ….. Minister of Communication and Information Technology
13. Mekuria Haile …. Minister of Urban Development and Construction
14. Alemayehu Tegenu ….. ..Minister of Water and Energy
15. Sinknesh Ejigu …… Minister of Mines
16. Demeke Mekonnen ….. Minister of Education
17. Dr. Tewodros Adhanom …. Minister of Health
18.Abdulfetah Abdulahi Hassen ….. Minister of Labor and Social Affairs
19. Amin Abdulkadir …… Minister of Culture and Tourism
20. Zenebu Tadesse ……. Minister of Women, Youth and Children’s Affairs

The House also approved the appointments of Bereket Simon as Government
Communication Office Head, Aster Mamo Government Chief Whip and Melaku Fanta Director General of the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority all with the rank of Ministers.

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