Council of Ministers (Ethiopia)

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The Council of Ministers is the cabinet of the Government of Ethiopia. Under the Constitution of Ethiopia, it is the country's executive body.

Current Cabinet[edit]

As of April 2018, the cabinet comprises:[1]

Office Incumbent
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen
Minister of Foreign Affairs Workneh Gebeyehu
Minister of Defense Motuma Mekassa
Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye
Minister of Health Amir Aman
Minister of Communication and Information Technology Ouba Mohammed
Minister of Federal Affairs and Pastoral Area Development Kebede Chanie
Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation Abraham Tekeste
Minister of Transport Siraj Fergessa
Minister of Education Tilaye Gete
Minister of Trade Melaku Alebel
Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Shiferaw Shigute
Minister of Public Service and Human Resource Development Tagese Chafo
Minister of Urban Development and Housing Jantirar Abay
Minister of Construction Aisha Mohammed
Minister of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Resources Melese Alemu
Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity Sileshi Bekele
Minister of Environmental, Forest and Climate Change Gemedo Dale
Minister of Science and Technology Getahun Mekuria
Minister of Public Enterprises Teshome Toga
Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Hirut Woldemariam
Minister of Women's and Children's Affairs Yalem Tsegaye
Minister of Youth and Sports Ristu Yirdaw
Minister of Culture and Tourism Foziya Amin
Minister of Government Communication Affairs Office Ahmed Shide
Director General of Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority Oumer Hussen
Chief Government Whip Asmelash Woldesilasie
Commissioner of National Planning Commission Yinager Dese


  1. ^ "Government Overview". Retrieved 2017-10-22.