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Premier attends BRICS-Plus High-Level Dialogue

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended China's President Xi Jinping's BRICS Plus International Development Dialogue. The Prime Minister stated that such forums, when followed by collective actions, would significantly contribute to resolving the international community's multifaceted challenges.


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Fourth Round Green Legacy Seedling Planting Program launched

Green Legacy's fourth round began today in the presence of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and senior government officials. Prime Minister Abiy stated during the ceremony that the Green Legacy is a symbol of transcendental significance for the continent and an example of promising and accomplishing beyond planting seedlings. He also urged citizens to plant 100 seedlings each, as he planted the first ten of his goal of 100 seedlings today. The fourth round of Green Legacy is themed "Our Legacy for Our Generation."


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Human Development focused Projects visited in Addis Abeba

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited a number of projects that were launched in Addis Abeba in a short period of time. These include urban farming sites and feeding centers for low-income members of the community.


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Premier & First Lady Reviewed Pipeline Projects in Southern Ethiopia

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew together with high level federal and regional officials reviewed pipeline projects in SNNPR. They have also presided over the inauguration of a secondary school built in Sidama Region through the First Lady’s office in the second round of schools construction project.


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Quarterly Addis Weg discussion platform underway on Extremism

The quarterly Addis Weg program, hosted by the Press Secretariat of the Prime Minister's Office, is currently underway with the theme 'Searching for the Golden Mean Among Extremes.' This one-and-a-half-day session examines the definition, context, and historical trajectories of extremism, as well as its manifestations and consequences, and concludes with preventive actions.


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Premier addressed questions from the HoPR

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended the 13th regular session of the House of Peoples' Representatives and answered questions from members of the House on a variety of topics.


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Premier held talks with Italy's Foreign Minister

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio to discuss national and regional issues of mutual interest.


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Premier presided over Somali President's Inauguration Ceremony

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his delegation arrive in Mogadishu, Somalia for newly elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's inauguration.


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Briefing held for International Media

The Press Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister briefed the international media on current affairs. The briefing focused on the Prime Minister's activities, the Green Legacy initiative, the drought caused by climate change and the government's response, and the provision of humanitarian relief in northern Ethiopia.


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Police Leadership & Members Honored for outstanding Acts

Under the motto "Our Sacrifice for the Unity of Our Country and the Peace of Our People," a recognition and appreciation program was held for the leadership and members of the police force. Police leaders and members have been recognized for their heroic and outstanding work during the law enforcement campaign, the Operation for National Unity in Diversity campaign, and other police activities. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who presided over the event, stated that the security institutions are being built to protect the country from destructive forces and to ensure the next generation inherits a peaceful Ethiopia.


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Natural endowments & Pipeline Projects visited in Bale Zone

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, senior government officials, and former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn visited natural endowments in Bale Zone of Oromia Region and reviewed pipeline projects.


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Dialysis Centre realized through Public-Private Partnership

Private investments in the medical sector are essential to achieve national health sector goals. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended the inauguration of a kidney transplant and dialysis centre which is the result of a public private partnership between Dagmawi Menilik Comprehensive Specialised Hospital, under the auspices of the Addis Ababa Health Bureau, and YeAb Medical Center. With a capacity of intaking 90 patients per day at full capacity, the centre complies with international standards in the provision of dialysis service, particularly to sections of society with low to no income. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed commended the endeavours and highlighted that the centre is a demonstration of what individuals and groups of people can achieve when responding to their professions and inner calling.


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Cadets of Black Lion Course graduated

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presided over the 69th graduation ceremony of the Ethiopian Military Academy. Graduates from various disciplines who participated in the Black Lion course were elevated to the rank of second lieutenant. The Prime Minister urged the graduates to work hard in preparation for their future roles as leaders of Ethiopia.


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Premier took part on the 15th Extraordinary AU Humanitarian Summit and Pledging Conference

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his delegation arrived in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea for the 15th Extraordinary African Union Humanitarian Summit and Pledging Conference, and currently participating. During the opening session, First Lady Zinash Tayachew also attended.


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Premier, First Lady and delegates in Abuja for Official Visit

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayechew, accompanied by a high level delegation, arrive in Abuja, Nigeria for a two day working visit. Following a colorful official welcoming reception at Aso Rock Presidential Palace by President Muhammadu Buhari, they held a bilateral meeting with the Nigerian delegation.


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‘Each One Feed One’ event held with selected women Residents of Addis

As part of the 'Each One Feed One' campaign, the Office of the Prime Minister provided backyard grown vegetables to 220 women from Addis Abeba's 11 sub-cities today. The backyard/urban farming initiative within the premises was visited as a demonstration of how to grow basic vegetables in our homes in an inventive method. During the event, Teferi Fikre, the Head of the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister of Cabinet Affairs, stated that it is critical to make it a habit to creatively reduce space constraints and create food in our homes. He also stated that expert support in urban farming is accessible at the sub-city, woreda, and kebele levels, and encouraged responsible engagement in producing food at household level through such initiatives.


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First batch of F.D.R.E. Defense War College graduated

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended the first F.D.R.E. Defense War College graduation ceremony. 38 professionals from various backgrounds have been trained and graduated from the college. Prime Minister Abiy urged the graduates to continue their quest for knowledge and to share it with others.


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Monthly Addis Weg held on 'National Productivity'

The Press Secretariat Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister convened the monthly Addis Weg under the theme 'National Productivity.' Dr. Tamrat Haile, a historian, and Professor Daniel Kitaw, an industrial engineer from Addis Ababa Univeristy shared key perspectives during the session moderated by Government Communication Service State Minister Selamawit Kassa. Productivity is critical for our country to get from where we are now to where we aspire to be. Productivity was investigated via the lenses of history, work culture, and psychological attitudes toward labor. The roles of citizens, institutions, and government in increasing productivity were also explored. Experts from diverse fields provided their perspectives on the matter, including economics, law, industry, labor, and skills.


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Honorary Doctorates awarded to AfDB President and We Build CEO

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presided over Addis Ababa University’s honorary degree commemoration ceremony, at which AfDB's Akinwumi Adesina and We Build's Pietro Salini received honorary doctorates in agricultural economics and engineering, respectively. Prime Minister Abiy expressed his optimism that African youth would forge such examples of excellence.


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Soufflet Malt Ethiopia Share Company inaugurated

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended the inauguration of the Soufflet Malt Ethiopia Share Company. The company, which occupies 10 hectares of land in the Bole Lemi Industrial Park, is Africa's first of its kind. It will supply agroprocessing inputs for malt production through 50,000 smallholder farmers. The process also adds value and enables overall skill development. The company is expected to save Ethiopia remittance costs by locally producing barley and other value-chain products.


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Parties contribution to the law enforcement campaign recognized

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed awarded federal level security forces and institutions during the Amhara regional government's thanksgiving and recognition ceremony, for contributions to the law enforcement operations. Prime Minister Abiy stated that coming together for a common cause will allow us to overcome adversity and build long-term prosperity for the country.


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Construction of the extradosed bridge over the Abbay River & the connecting road reviewed

During his brief stay in Bahir Dar, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reviewed the status of the construction of the bridge on the Abbay River as well as the construction of a road from Bahir Dar to the new bridge. The bridge is 380 meters long and 43 meters broad, while the road is 4.7 kilometers long. The construction is scheduled to be finished next year and stands at 62% project progress.


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The annual Home Renovation Program launched

Early this morning, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed launched the annual home renovations program for impoverished communities in the Aware area. It is to be recalled that the Prime Minister launched this annual initiative in the first year of his premiership four years ago with the intention of rehabilitating housing for elderlies, the infirm, disabled and the economically disadvantaged sections of society. Since then, every year the home renovations program has ensued prior to the start of the rainy season. This year, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is utilising the proceeds of sale of his book 'Ye Medemer Menged' to finance the construction of housing units for up to 23 identified individuals in the Aware area.


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Western Command Preparedness Evaluated

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed together with high level federal and regional officials as well as ENDF Generals reviewed the joint military preparedness drill of the Western Command in the Amhara region.


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'Let Ethiopia Produce' movement launched

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presided over the launch event for the 'Let Ethiopia Produce' movement. The movement, as part of the 10-year development plan for the industry sector intends to address the challenges that producers at all levels confront during the manufacturing process. During the event, 81 micro, small, medium, and large scale industrial enterprises were recognized for their outstanding performance in the sector. Prime Minister Abiy urged industries to work tirelessly, stating that the industry requires years of hard work.


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'Each one feed one' event organised to encourage backyard farming

This morning, the Office of the Prime Minister organized a 'each one feed one' event for low-income community members from surrounding areas. During the program, guests were given vegetables produced on the office grounds as well as backyard farming equipment created from recyclable materials. Alemtsehay Paulos, State Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, encouraged participants to use their experience from seeing the urban farming activities within the premises and become part of the urban farming initiative by producing their own food.


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‘Each one feed one’ activity held for the staff at the Office of the Prime Minister

As part of the 'each one feed one' campaign, gardeners, cleaners, messengers and drivers working at the Office of the Prime Minister were shared vegetables that are produced on the grounds to demonstrate the backyard farming initiative.


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Premier hosted a luncheon with Christian denomination leaders

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hosted a luncheon for Christian denomination leaders on the occasion of Easter. Leaders of various churches participated in the lunch program and took the opportunity to discuss ways in which the government and the clergy could work together to address Ethiopia's challenges.


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ENDF Commands in Woldia visited ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations

On the occasion of the upcoming Eid Al Fatir celebration, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed together with the President of the Amhara Regional State, Dr. Yilikal Kefale and higher government and ENDF officials visited the National Defense Force Southern, Eastern, 6th and 8th Commands in Weldia town of North Wollo Zone. In his remarks to officers, Prime Minister Abiy encouraged them to continue enhancing preparedness to 1) maximize winning opportunities; 2) build a victorious morale; and 3) reduce risks. He also expressed the importance of cultivating a responsible generation and preparing the field to handover a prosperous Ethiopia.


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The Lemi Cement Project, which will produce 10,000 tons of cement when completed, was visited

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed together with former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and senior government officials visited the Lemi Cement project in North Shoa Zone of the Amhara Region. The site which will produce 10,000 tons per day of cement at full capacity when completed, will be the largest cement factory in Ethiopia. Private sector development in the prioritized sectors of mining, agriculture, tourism and ICT is expected to boost the economy.


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Meeting held to discuss issues raised by Addis Ababa City Residents

In an effort to address a variety of challenges raised by Addis Ababa residents regarding city issues, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed convened the Addis Ababa City Administration cabinet, where a 9 month report was presented. The discussion held afterwards touched on a number of topics, including service delivery, land grabbing, housing administration, and land management. Issues that needed to be resolved were highlighted, and the Prime Minister provided further directions. After the meeting, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the meeting participants reviewed backyard farming efforts within the Office as part of the Prime Minister's urban farming initiative. The reviewed backyard farming sites, which include fodder and compost production, demonstrate how to conserve water, recycle materials, and overcome space constraints in a way that inspires urban dwellers to forge ahead.


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The Prime Minister spent Easter with vulnerable Community members

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held an Easter holiday lunch program for 230 elders and various community members. He mentioned the holiday needs to be celebrated through the spirit of sharing and considering those in need.


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Premier visited the Central Command of the ENDF & Communities of Sekota town

On the Eve of Easter, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited the Central Command of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces and communities of Sekota town, Wag Hemra Zone of the Amhara region. During his discussion with community members, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed praised the architectural excellence and philosophical foundation of the Agew people, highlighting the importance of capitalizing on these assets and maintaining unity to overcome challenges. Noting the recent experience of conflict in the vicinity, he emphasized enabling peace entails building peace within with a commitment to becoming peaceful agents.


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Food distributed to those in need as part of the ‘Each One feed One’ initiative

As a continuation of the ‘Each one Feed One’ initiative launched in 2020, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed shared essential food items with 200 impoverished individuals comprising the elderly, the disabled and young children during a handover ceremony held at Unity Park earlier this afternoon. The food items, which include wheat, teff, oil, sugar and macaroni are intended to support the selected households in the short term. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed also provided the beneficiaries with start up backyard seedlings of spinach and salad variety as part of efforts to encourage home grown vegetables using recyclable materials.


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The Premier attended the fourth EBC-CBE Sports Award Ceremony

The 4th EBC-CBE Sports Award ceremony was presided over by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. As he congratulated the winners, he stated that sports require personal and collective efforts as well as hard work, have the potential to support national image building, and require adhering to rules and regulations, all of which are transferable to nation building efforts.


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Premier hosted Iftar Dinner for various Community Members

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed hosted an Iftar dinner for members of the Muslim community both yesterday and today. The dinner was hosted today for migrant returnees from Saudi Arabia. The repatriation of citizens stranded in Saudi Arabia will be stepped up.


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The monthly Addis Weg round table discussion entitled “Rising Costs of Living: Causes and Remedial Actions” held today

The monthly Addis Weg hosted by the Press Secretariat Unit of the Office of the Prime Minister focused on the causes of rising living costs and potential solutions. Rosa Mekonnen, EBC journalist moderated the panel, which included Dr. Nemera Gebeyehu, State Minister for the Ministry of Planning and Development, Melese Menale, Senior Macroeconomic Advisor for the National Bank, and Yirgalem Enyew, Cooperatives Marketing Director for the Ethiopian Cooperative Commission. The panelists highlighted the nature and causes of inflation as well as remedial actions. Incompatibility between demand and supply, product distribution and marketing deficit, budget administration deficit, unnecessarily long supply chain process, and issues of increasing production and productivity were thoroughly discussed. The government's short and long-term actions, as well as the nation's role in alleviating the situation, have all been discussed. Long-term government interventions include homegrown economic reform and increased production and productivity. The government's immediate solutions include summer wheat and cereal production, subsidizing and distributing consumer goods, giving franco-valuta privilege for basic consumer goods, and attempting to improve and shorten the supply chain. The public was urged to have realistic expectations about what the government can do and to participate in activities that increase productivity, such as urban farming, as well as to exercise their regulatory roles. Expert opinion from field experts focused on the impact of international events on the Ethiopian economy, consumer subsidy and purchase, consumer goods marketing and distribution as well as measures to ensure supply and demand balance.


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Djibouti President Paid a two-day State Visit to Ethiopia

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed welcomed H.E. Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, for a two-day official visit. The two leaders met with delegations from the respective countries to discuss bilateral and regional issues. Among the issues raised were strengthening of trade, agricultural investment, joint infrastructure development, tourism, energy, and other sectors with economic focus.


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Summer wheat productivity Reviewed in Adama Word

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed accompanied by Mr. Taufila Nyamadzab, World Bank Executive Director for Africa Group 1 and Ousmane Dione, World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Eritrea visited cluster wheat productivity in East Shewa Zone, Adama Woreda of the Oromia Region. With Ethiopia’s aspirations to replace wheat imports through enhanced local production, various regions have been maximizing efforts accordingly. Oromia Region has thus far cultivated wheat on 355,000 hectares.


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Premier reviewed Status of the Gorgora Project

The status of the Gorgora project, which is part of the Dine for Ethiopia initiative, was reviewed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and senior government officials. Prime Minister Abiy said a lot of work has been done in the past few months, adding that the completion of the project will support the Ethiopian economy by strengthening the tourism sector.


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Summer wheat productivity assessed in Amhara Region

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew together with the Presidents of the Amhara, Oromia and South Region as well as other higher government officials visited west Dembia woreda in the Central Gonder Zone of the Amhara Region to review summer wheat productivity. The region has currently developed 240,000 hectares for wheat, teff, barley and has a potential of developing 1.2mil hectares. On wheat production, the region has thus far developed 41,000 hectares with a plan of developing 80,000 hectares. Upon achieving the target, it is expected that the region will cultivate up to 2mil quintals of wheat.


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Medical professionals praised for their service during Operation for National Unity in Diversity

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended a ceremony held in honor of health professionals who served during Operation National Unity in Diversity and thanked them for their exceptional service.


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Leadership of the Office of the Prime Minister paid visit to the Ethiopian Customs Commission

Ato Teferi Fikre, Head at the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister of Cabinet Affairs, and other leadership visited the Customs Commission to review the ergonomic changes made in the institution. The visit revealed that the improvements made are human development oriented and supported by technology.


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Inauguration Ceremony held for Adama Steel Factory’s Expansion Project

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, together with senior Federal and Regional government officials inaugurated the Adama Steel Factory expansion project. During the ceremony, the Prime Minister urged Ethiopian industries to produce basic inputs for the construction sector.


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Premier addressed questions from the HoPR

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attended the House of Peoples' Representatives' 3rd Urgent Session and answered questions forwarded from the members of the House on a variety of topics.


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The First Turbine of the GERD has began generating power

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew along with senior Federal and Regional leaders presided over the commencement ceremony of power generation from Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam’s first turbine. Ethiopia’s sustainable and generational benefit from her own Abbay river begins with the power generation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Fully funded by Ethiopians, the GERD is an emblem of persistence and unity.


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Premier attended the AU-EU Summit

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his delegation are in Brussels, Belgium to take part in the 6th EU-AU Summit. On the sidelines of the summit, he also held talks with the President of the EU Council, the EU Commissioner for International Partnership, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, the Prime Minister of Slovenia, the Prime Minister of Germany, the President of France and the Prime Minister of Sweden.


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The New CBE Headquarters Inaugurated

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew attended the inauguration ceremony of the new headquarters for Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. He urged Ethiopian banks to build their capacity to compete with international banks. In addition, he reiterated that the bank's loan system should not only benefit a few investors, but also the farmers, pastoralists and people who own their assets.


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Premier visited agricultural development in Jimma & around the city

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed along with the Oromia Regional State President Shimeles Abdissa and senior federal and regional leadership visited the ongoing agricultural development in Jimma zone and around Jimma city. During the visit, the World Bank Regional Director and the UNECA Executive Director were also present. The yield gained from coffee, summer wheat, avocado, banana and apiculture clusters is encouraging. Prime Minister Abiy implied that the level of productivity is an indication of Ethiopia's efforts to ensure food security and to increase revenue by exporting products beyond serving the domestic market.


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Security Sector Lauded for Contributions during the AU Summit

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed expressed his gratitude for the Security Sector's efforts in ensuring the success of the 35th AU Summit during a ceremony held in honor of their contributions.


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Meetings held on the sidelines of the AU Summit

While attending the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Union, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held bilateral and sideline meetings with the presidents of Djibouti, Zambia, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Senegal & Burundi to discuss bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest. He also held discussions with Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina J Mohammed and the President of African Development Bank Group Akinwumi Adesina, reiterating Ethiopia’s commitment to work together.


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Event held for African Leaders at the Friendship Square

In an event held in honour of African Heads of State and Government as well as their delegations attending the 35th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed highlighted the importance of intra-Africa tourism as a catalyst for cultural exchange, understanding, economic growth and collaboration between African destinations.

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Premier paid a working visit to the UAE

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his delegation travelled to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for an official working visit. The Prime Minister met with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss issues of mutual interest.


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Drought-affected areas in Somali region visited

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed together with a high-level delegation arrive in the capital of the Somali Regional State and received by the regional President Mustefe Omer. The delegation visited drought affected areas in the region to review relief efforts being undertaken. Prime Minister Abiy reiterated that immediate relief measures and sustainable solutions to prevent occurrence of drought will continue strengthened.


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Media Personnel & Musical Artists who Supported the National Operation Recognized

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed recognized media personnel and musical artists in a gratitude ceremony organized to thank them for their contributions during “Operation Unity in Diversity.”


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Discussions held with Representatives and Members of Diaspora Associations

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met and discussed on various issues with associations and members of the Ethiopian Diaspora community that travelled as part of the Great Ethiopian Homecoming.


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Premier attends a Great Ethiopian Homecoming Fundraiser

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zinash Tayachew attended a fundraising event held as part of the Great Ethiopian Home Coming. Prime Minister Abiy explained that one of the goals of this call is to enable youth of Ethiopian descent to come to know their country and be partakers of Ethiopia’s endowments. He also said that this is the first call which will be expanded in the coming years.


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Ceremony held to Commemorate Defense Forces & Inaugurate the Defense Headquarters

A ceremony was held to commemorate the FDRE Defense Forces and inaugurate the new Defense Headquarters. Members of the armed forces who have performed exceptional acts of bravery were also recognized and awarded. The Ministry's new headquarters located on an area of 13,000 square meters houses various conference halls, a library, research centers and a state of the art information center.


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Rank Promotion Ceremony held for the ENDF

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presided over the Ethiopian National Defense Forces rank promotion ceremony in the presence of senior government officials. Ethiopia has introduced the title of Field Marshal General and awarded the rank to General Berhanu Jula, in light of his extraordinary acts in the face of a national crisis. A total of 100 members of the Defense Forces have been given rank promotion.


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Performance of Federal Ministries Evaluated

The Council of Ministers held a two-day evaluation meeting of the 100-day deliverables by all ministries. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stressed that the evaluations have enabled identifying what needs to be corrected, reinforced and elevated.


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Abrehot Multipurpose Library Inaugurated by Premier

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed inaugurated Abrehot Multipurpose Library built at a cost of over 1.1 billion birr in the presence of senior officials. "Knowledge is the key to unlocking the yoke of ignorance and Abrehot Library is a key to unlocking the many locked paths" he said during the ceremony.


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Addis Weg:- "Preserving Existence and Sustaining Development"

The monthly Addis Weg, hosted by the Press Secretariat of the Office of the Prime Minister, was held today with Minister for Government Communications Agency Dr. Legesse Tulu, Minister of Finance Ahmed Shide and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Minister Ambassador Redwan Hussein as presenters and Senior Adviser at the Prime Minister's Office, Daniel Kibret moderating the session. The session covered the current situation and adversities faced by Ethiopia, the need to address and reverse it and also to pursue the path of sustainable development. Dr. Legesse Tulu shared that in order to thwart the terrorist TPLF's preparations to disrupt the country, a concerted effort was made after the declaration of the state of emergency in strengthening leadership, technology capabilities and supplies for the army. As a result, it has been made possible to avert the threat within a short period of time. He also said that the information and communication is delivered in a more synchronized manner. Explaining the efforts made in diplomacy and to rectify the misinformation disseminated by foreign media, Ambassador Redwan Hussein praised the work done by Ethiopians, especially in the Diaspora, to clarify Ethiopia’s position. The Minister of Finance, Ahmed Shide indicated that next actions will be towards assessing the damage made by the terrorist group and allocating a budget for rehabilitation. Experts provided their reflections on efforts to salvage national existence in history, lasting collaboration with security forces, psychological preparedness and national security, addressing international media, reducing the economic burden of the war as well as accessibility and sustainability of humanitarian assistance. Audiences shared their thoughts, and panelists answered questions. Daniel Kibret, concluded the program by emphasizing the need for a national consultation that will create consensus on unresolved issues in order to sustain development, military, economic and diplomatic issues.


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Briefing held on Current Affairs

The Prime Minister's Office briefed international media on current affairs. The briefing focused on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's stay in Turkey, the humanitarian situation in Northern Ethiopia, the war and the destruction caused by the terrorist TPLF, the UN Human Rights Council resolution, and national consultations.


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Premier attended the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his delegation arrived in Istanbul, Turkey yesterday to attend the 3rd Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, where they held talks with President Erdogan ahead of the summit. Following the conclusion of the summit, Prime Minister Abiy and his delegation have returned to Ethiopia.


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National Security Council convenes to discuss current security issues

The National Security Council discussed current security issues in the country and set forth future directions.


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Office of the Prime Minister held a press briefing for International Media

Office of the Prime Minister held a press briefing to international media. The briefing focused on the current situation in northern Ethiopia, the destruction wrought by the terrorist TPLF in the Amhara and Afar regions, the humanitarian situation as well as the positive contribution of the Diaspora in supporting their country and response to the Great Ethiopian Homecoming.