Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed Appoint New IGAD Executive Secretary (Doc’s)

October 23, 2019 (AO) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali appoints former minister of foreign affairs federal republic of ethiopia Dr Workneh Gebeyehu as a news IGAD executive secretary intergovernmental Authority and Development.

Dr abiy Ahmed said ” in my capacity as the chairperson of the assembly of igad Heads of States and government, and pursuant to the decision of the letter During October 10, 2019 consultations on the margin of the inauguration of the unity park, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, i am pleased to confirm your appointment as a IGAD executive secretary.

This appointment comes after weeks diplomatic standoff between Djibouti and Ethiopia with respect to the appointment of the new Executive Secretary.

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