The 10th Plenary Session of the Council of the Oromia Regional State elected Muktar Kedir as President of the Oromia Regional State. The two day session of the council was held at Adama Aba Gada Hall, 100 km South of Addis Ababa.
Muktar Kedir is serving as the Civil Service Cluster Coordinator with the rank of deputy Prime Minister and is currently serving as Chairman of the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO).
Tanzania’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Bernard Membe said on Thursday March 27 that Tanzania was keen and ready to send Tanzania People’s Defense Force (TPDF) troops to South Sudan to promote peace and stability and support peace- building efforts at the behest of the United Nations.
Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom met with with an EU parliamentary delegation led by Mr. Arnaud Danjean, Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Security and Defense on Wednesday March 26, the ministry said.