May 28 (Ginbot 20) Victory Day cements diversified turning points in Ethiopia: President Dr. Mulatu (May 27, 2015)
President Dr. Multau Teshome said that May 28 (Ginbot 20) Victory Day has cemented multi-faceted political, economic and social achievements of Ethiopia guaranteed its transformation. In a press conference he delivered today, the president said that the Ethiopian government has managed to realize fast and sustainable economic growth in the country in the past 24 years. more
Board announces preliminary election results of Ethiopia's General Election (May 27, 2015)
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced preliminary results of the 5th general election in Ethiopia held on Sunday. As such, out of counted constituencies, in Tigray National Regional State, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF-EPRDF) won 31 parliamentary seats out of the 31; in Amhara National Regional State, Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM-EPRDF) won 107 parliamentary seats out of 107; in Oromiya National Regional State, the Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO-EPRDF) won 150 parliamentary seats out of 150; in the Ethiopian Somali National Regional State, the Ethiopian Somali Democratic Party (ESDP) won 16 parliamentary seats out of 16; in the Benishangul Gumuz National Regional State, the Benishangul Gumuz Democratic Party won all seven parliamentary seats. Similarly, in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State, Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM) won 95 parliamentary seats; in the Gambela National Regional State, the Gambela People's Democratic Party won all three parliamentary seats; in the Hareri National Regional State, the Hareri National League won two parliamentary seats and OPDO-EPRDF won the remaining third seat; in the Dire Dawa City Administration, OPDO-EPRDF won one seat, while the Somali People Democratic Party (SPDP) won one seat. In the capital Addis Ababa, EPRDF won all 23 parliamentary seats.
AUEOM concludes Parliamentary Elections were calm, peaceful and credible (May 26, 2015)
The African Union Electoral Observer Mission declared that Sunday's general election in Ethiopia was calm, peaceful and credible. The Mission stated ''the 2015 Parliamentary Elections are the fifth democratic elections in Ethiopia since 1995. The Mission further notes that Ethiopia's adoption of democracy since 1995 has also brought about rapid development, which has contributed to making the country one of the fastest growing economies in Africa.'' more
Civic societies coalition declares polls free, democratic (May 26, 2015)
Coalition of the Ethiopian civic societies, which deployed over 40,000 observers on Sunday's polls declared that the voting was fair, peaceful and democratic. President of the coalition Tadele Yimer told reporters yesterday that the pre-election process and the polls fulfilled election procedures and were democratic. more
The election was peaceful, successful: EHRC (May 26, 2015)
The Ethiopian 5th Round National Election has finalized in a peaceful and successful way, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed. In his exclusive interview with WIC, Human Rights Watch and Pursuit Directorate Director in the Commission, Mitiku Mekonnen last Sunday said that the commission has observed peaceful and free election. According to Mitiku, it is based on proclamation 38 of the Ethiopian Constitution that the commission determined to observe the election. The commission with its eight branches has fielded over 200 observers throughout the country and observed peaceful election taking palce. more
Ethiopian 5th General Election successfully and peacefully accomplished: NEBE (May 24, 2015)
The casting of votes to the Ethiopian 5th General Election has accomplished peacefully and successfully, National Electoral Board of Ethiopia announced. more
Amhara Development Association in North America (ADANA) Amhara Development Association in North America (ADANA), Washington, D.C. Chapter held a meeting with members and supporters (May 23, 2015)

Amhara Development Association in North America (ADANA), Washington, D.C. Chapter held a meeting with members and supporters of the association on May 23, 2015 at Embassy of Ethiopia. Ato Mohammed Hassen, Vice Chief Executive of Amhara Development Association (ADA) presented the achivements that the Association made in the realization of development in the Amhara Region. More than 100 members and supporters of the Association attended the meeting.

Ethiopia's economy to grow 10.5 percent in 2015/16: World Bank (May 22, 2015)
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's economy is expected to grow by 9.5 percent this fiscal year ending June before accelerating to 10.5 percent in 2015/16, the World Bank said on Friday, adding inflation will remain in single digits during this period. more
Ethiopian Diaspora Association said the pre-election process was democratic and has witnessed strong public participation. The association held a press conference here today in connection with the Diaspora’s participation in the upcoming election and the country’s ongoing development process. During the occasion, Acting President of the Association Dr. Alebachew Beyene said the association is working to make the election credible. more
Ethiopia Inaugurates Wind Farm with 153 MWs (May 20, 2015)
Adama II Wind Farm, which is capable of generating 153 megawatts electricity, was inaugurated yesterday. This input would increase the 171 MWs electric power obtained from wind to 324 MWs. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said the country is striving to be among the few countries competing in the sector by strengthening its activities in generating renewable energy. more
Premier Inaugurates Jimma Abajifar Airport (May 20, 2015)
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn inaugurated today the Jimma AbajifarAirport built with an outlay over 300 million birr. During the inauguration, the Prime Minister stated that the airport would have a big role in facilitating the export of agricultural outputs of the locality directly to foreign markets. more
Industrial Park to Be Constructed in Adama, Dire Dawa Cities (May 20, 2015)
The government is ready to provide all the necessary support for investors engaged in industrial parks as it wants the industrial sector to play a leading role in the development of the country, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said. The Prime Minister laid yesterday cornerstones for industrial parks in Adama and Dire Dawa cities. more
Meiso railway line inaugurated (May 19, 2015)

The Addis Ababa- Sebeta- Miesso railway project, part of the railway line that links Ethiopia with Djibouti, inaugurated on May 18, 2015. Prime Minister HaileMariam Desalegn and other high level officials attended the inauguration and the trial of the 340km railway line. more

Ethiopia Plans Export Hubs With $10 Billion Factory Parks (May 18, 2015)
Ethiopia is targeting $1 billion of annual investment in industrial parks over the next decade to boost exports and make it Africa’s top manufacturer, a special adviser to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said. more
Amb. Girma Birru presents credentials to the Governor General of Jamaica (May 13, 2015)

On Tuesday, 12 May 2015, Amb. Girma Birru presented his letter of credence, accrediting him to be the non-resident Ambassador of Ethiopia to Jamaica, to the Governor General of Jamaica, His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt. J. more

Africa should use ICT to support education training (May 13, 2015)
Africa should consider ICT as one of the solutions to enhance development, education and training, officials of the African Union and the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology said. In a joint press conference they gave here today in connection with 2015 eLearning Africa Conference to be held in Addis Ababa for the second time, AU and the Ministry emphasized the need to promote ICT in education and training. more
NEBE lays fertile grounds for successful election process (May 13, 2015)
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said that it has been laying fertile grounds for the successful accomplishment of the upcoming 5th National election. Deputy Chair Person of NEBE, Dr Addisu Gebregzabeher told WIC that NEBE has undertaken different activities in accordance to its annual plan that could pave ways to conduct free, fair, peaceful and credible election. more
East African Power Pool: Power projects in Ethiopia and supplying to neighboring countries (May 13, 2015)
Established in 2005, the East African Power Pool (EAPP) seeks to provide least cost, efficient, and reliable electricity through interconnected networks in the region. Ethiopia seeks to produce enough power for domestic and sale to the region through the pool. Nevertheless, construction of proposed power lines will be detrimental to pursuing this agenda. more
220 Ethiopians evacuated from Yemen safely arrive home (May 13, 2015)
220 Ethiopian nationals evacuated from the conflict in Yemen have safely arrived in Addis Ababa yesterday.vThe evacuees arrived last night at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted that efforts to evacuate volunteers from Yemen are being consolidated. Due to extensive shelling at the Sanna Airport, Ethiopian nationals are being transported to Saudi Arabia to be evacuated to Ethiopia. 452 Ethiopians will soon be making their way to Ethiopia after being rescued in Yemen. more
Public Diplomacy Mission back in Addis (May 13, 2015)
The Ethiopian Public Diplomacy mission is back in Addis Ababa completing the five-day visit to Sudan. The delegation visited Sudan to boost people to people relationship between the two countries by clearing misunderstanding among the people of Sudan about the Ethiopian dam over the Nile. The 88 member delegation led by Speaker of the House of Peoples Representatives Abadula Gemeda, briefed officials and representatives of the people about the benefits the dam will bring to Sudan. more
Ethiopia eyes foreign companies in housing development (May 13, 2015)
Ethiopia is ready to let foreign companies engaged in the construction sector take part in the housing development program, an official said. Tender has already issued for the construction of the housing project, particularly, the 40/60 housing program, Mekuria Haile Minister of Urban Development and Housing Construction told ENA. more
Pre-election Process Described as Fair, Democratic (May 11, 2015)
The pre-election process has been fair and democratic, according to scholars and stakeholders. In a panel organized by the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), in collaboration with Ethiopian National Electoral Board and Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority, Senior Researcher at the Ethiopian International Institute for Peace and Development, Yenebeb Nigatu said the pre-election process is fair and democratic. This shows the improvement made in creating political space as the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia has been organizing training for political parties and discussions, he added. more
Political parties advertised their alternative parties to the public through various means (May 06, 2015)
Various political parties taking part in the fifth national election in Ethiopia disclosed that they are advertising their alternative policies through various means to the public ahead of polls in May. The parties called on the public to show a strong turnout on Election Day and exercise its democratic right to vote. more
Ethiopia Ready to Host International Conference on Financing for Development (May 05, 2015)
Ethiopia has finalized preparations to host the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development which will be held from July 13-16, 2015, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Tedros Adhanom. Foreign Affairs Minister Tedros Adhanom met today with Secretary-General for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development and Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs of the UN, Wu Hongbo to discuss about the preparation of the conference. more
NEBE Finalizing Preparations for General Election (May 04, 2015)
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) disclosed that it has finalized its preparations for the upcoming election. NEBE Secretary-General, Nega Dufisa said the dispatching of over 90 percent of the documents and materials necessary for voting is completed. The materials would reach all the 46, 000 electoral stations 10 days before the election date, he added. more
Passport DC - An Open House Event of Socio-Cultural Extravaganza Staged at Embassy of Ethiopia (May 04, 2015)

News Release by the Ethiopian Embassy, May 2, 2015, D.C.

A-day-long annual event dubbed "Passport DC, Around the World Embassy" highlighting Ethiopian cultural and social extravaganza which attracted more than six thousand residents of the Washington Metropolitan hub was colorfully held in the premises of the Chancery of the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington Dc. on Saturday May 2 2015. more

Memorial service was held in Washington D.C. for the 30 Ethiopians murdered by ISIS in Libya (Apr 25, 2015)

A memorial service and a candle lighting ceremony was held for the 30 Ethiopians whose fate abruptly ended with the brutal murder by the ISIS in Libya and those killed in South Africa recently at the Chancery of the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington D.C. more


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Welcome to the Embassy of Ethiopia
Washington DC
United States of America
Special Envoy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Ambassador Girma Birru


ማ ስ ታ ወ ቂ ያ

በውጭ ለሚኖሩ ኢትዮጵያውያንና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያዊያን!!!

የቤቶች ልማት ፕሮግራምን በሁለም ክልሎች በመቅረፅ የማስፈፀሚያ መመሪያ አዘጋጅተው ባጠናቀቁ
የትግራይ፣ አማራ፣ ኦሮሚያ፣ ደቡብ፣ ሃረሪ፣ ሶማሌ፣ ጋምቤላ ክልሎችና የድሬዳዋ ከተማ አስተዳደር
በማህበራት በመደራጀት የመመዝገብ ሥራ እንዲጀመር ከውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስቴር ተገልፆልናል፡፡
በመሆኑም ከሚያዚያ 12 ቀን 2007 ዓ.ም. ጀምሮ ምዝገባውን በኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲ የምናከናውን መሆኑን
እየገለፅን በመመሪያዎቹ መሠረት አስፈላጊውን መስፈርት በማሟላት መመዝገብ የምትችሉ መሆኑን

የኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲ
ዋሽንግተን ዲሲ

የምዝገባ መሰረታዊ መረጃዎች

የምዝገባ የተጠቃለለ መረጃ

የባንክ አካውንት ለመክፈት ማመልከቻ ቅፅ

የየክልሎችን ዝርዝር መረጃዎች ከዚህ በታች ይመልከቱ

የአማራ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
ደቡብ ብሄር ብሄረሰቦች እና ህዝቦች ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ 
  የቤቶች ዋጋ
የኦሮሚያ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
የትግራይ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ 
የድሬዳዋ ከተማ መስተዳድር የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ 
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ 
የጋምቤላ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ
የሶማሌ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ
የሀረሪ ክልል የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ
የቤኒሻንጉል ጉሙዝ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ

ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃይለማርያም ደሳለኝ ምርጫ 2007ን አስመልክቶ የሰጡት ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫ

ክቡር አቶ ሬድዋን ሁሴን የመንግስት ኮሙዩኒኬሽን ጉዳዮች ጽ/ቤት ኃላፊ ሚኒስትር 5ኛውን ሀገራዊ ምርጫ አስመልክቶ ለጋዜጠኞች የሰጡት መግለ

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"Ethiopian Embassy News", Monthly Newsletter of the Ethiopian Embassy, Washington D.C.

Issue 09, May 2015

Issue 08, April 2015

Issue 07, March 2015

Issue 06, February 2015

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EMN - Interview with Government Communication Affairs Minister Ato Redwan Hussien, Washington, D.C.

Love Letter to Ethiopia - Coffee professionals share their love for ethiopian coffee

EthioTube Exclusive - Interview with Ambassador Girma Birru - April 25, 2015

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman meets Dr. Tedros Adhanom (Apr 16, 2014)

Documentary showing the 4th year Status of GERD

  President Barack Obama Praises Ethiopian Development

President Obama Meets with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia (Sept 25, 2014)


Official Site of National Electoral Board of Ethiopia

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