Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met today with the outgoing Executive Secretary of IGAD, Ambassador (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, as well as the incoming Executive Secretary Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu.
Prime Minister Dr Abiy appreciated Ambassador Maalim’s dedication and contribution to the regional organization and the efforts made through IGAD to stabilize the region, according to office of the Prime Minister.
Ethiopia’s former Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Workneh has formally assumed duty as Executive Secretary of IGAD yesterday.
Dr. Workneh expressed his eagerness to work for the betterment of the region.
The Executive Secretary commended Ambassador Maalim for his prominent achievements during his tenure as a chief of IGAD Secretariat.