Hailemariam Desalegn


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Hailemariam Desalegn,

1965–, Ethiopian political leader. Trained as an engineer, Hailemariam held various positions at Arba Minch Univ. (1989–2000). A member of Southern Ethiopian People's Democratic Movement (SEPDM), one of the four parties in the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), he served from 1995 to 2008 he served in the House of Federation and on the regional council for the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, and was the regional council president from 2001 to 2006. In 2008 he was first elected to Ethiopia's House of Peoples Representatives, and later served (2010–12) as deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs under Meles ZenawiMeles Zenawi
, 1955–2012, Ethiopian political leader, prime minister of Ethiopia (1995–2012), b. Adwa. After two years of medical studies at the Univ. of Addis Ababa, he helped found (1975) the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), becoming its secretary-general
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. Chairman of the SEPDM from 2002, he became vice chairman of the EPRDF in 2010. On Meles Zenawi's death in 2012 he became acting prime minister of Ethiopia, and subsequently became prime minister and EPRDF chairman.
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Le Premier ministre ethiopien, Hailemariam Desalegn, reconduit lundi dernier a son poste pour cinq ans, a presente au Parlement un gouvernement largement inchange et fort de 25 ministres dont quatre directeurs generaux avec rang de ministres.
The signing ceremony was attended by His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, the President of Djibouti, His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, and senior government officials from Djibouti and Ethiopia.
Present at the signing were Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, and Sudan's first Vide-President Bakri Hassan Saleh, all who all flew into the country this morning for the day-long negotiations.
The Declaration of Principles is the foundation upon which Ethiopia will build its agreement with Egypt and Sudan," said Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
This year the following figureheads will be participating: Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi, President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, President of Senegal Macky Sall and President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi.
Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn reiterated his country's stance that the project would not cause any harm to its neighbours downstream.
The agreements were signed in the presence of the prime ministers of the two countries, namely Abdelmalek Sellal and Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe.
Hailemariam Desalegn has become the first Ethiopian Prime Minister to make an official state visit to Djibouti, as the two countries try to improve their economic and infrastructure links.
Europe should not miss out on things at this point," Merkel said at a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who also called on companies from Europe's biggest economy to step up their engagement in Africa.