Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attends a rally to celebrate his incumbency at the Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia October 4, 2021.
REUTERS/Tiksa NegeriADDIS ABABA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday nominated incumbent Ahmed Shide to return as finance minister in his new cabinet, signalling a determination to stay with a course of reforms that includes privatising creaking state enterprises.
He nominated Abraham Belay as minister of defence.
Berhanu Nega, head of the Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice party (Ezema), was nominated as minister of education.
Demeke Mekonnen, the powerful deputy prime minister and foreign minister, was asked to remain in his posts.
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