This is a country that has gone through a lot of political struggles, violence and war. We have spent many periods in conflict - among ourselves and with others. It is now time to focus on transforming our economy.
- H.E. Abiy Ahmed
The Ethiopian governmenat reconfirmed its commitment to peaceful dialogue as its center strategy while safeguarding the rule of law in the country, disclosed Billene Seyoum, in a press briefing at the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday January 16, 2019.Read More »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held discussions on Ethiopian foreign policy with Ambassadors to foreign missions.Read More »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held discussions with heads and representatives of financial institutions to discuss the current reforms within the sector.Read More »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, at the Office of the Prime Minister on Wednesday, January 9 2018.Read More »
Ethiopia’s economy has registered a decade of rapid and stable growth. Real GDP growth has averaged about 10 per cent over the last decade. The poverty rate declined substantially from 55.3% in 2000 down to 26 percent in 2016. However, Ethiopia still faces significant development challenges.
In response to unprecedented public pressure, Ethiopia is undergoing national renewal. Ethiopians demand for democracy and respect for basic rights is evident. Pervasive human rights violation, an environment that made it impossible for civil society and political parties to function, weak democratic institutions
Improving Ethiopia’s investment climate is a key part of Ethiopia’s New Horizon of Hope Action plan for Jobs. Ethiopia has the demographic dividend, demand, and a committed government. Ethiopia has also invested significantly in physical infrastructure in the past two decades.