Wed 04-04-2018 16:04 PM
ADDIS ABABA, 4th April, 2018 (WAM) — Ahmed Farid Al-Badawi, Acting Charge d’Affairs of the UAE Embassy in Ethiopia, has attended the swearing-in ceremony of the new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, and his deputy Demeke Mekonnen Hassen, at the Ethiopian People’s Congress.
The ceremony was attended by members of the Congress, representatives of the House of Federation, senior state officials, representatives of diplomatic and international organisations accredited to Ethiopia, dignitaries and media representatives.
In a speech following the swearning-in ceremony, Prime Minister Ahmed emphasised the importance of democracy, cooperation and unity of Ethiopian nationalities and peoples, the eradication of ethnicity for the stability of Ethiopia, and the need to eliminate corruption.
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