Prime Minister’s Office appoints its new Chief of Staff and Press Secretary

(EBC; November 05, 2018) – Based on the reforms introduced since recent times Prime Minster Dr. Abiy appoints Shimels Abdisa has been appointed as chief of staff of Ethiopian Prime minister‘s office. 


Billene Siyoum is also appointed as press Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office.

Shimels will be in charge of leading office of press Secretariat among others in the Prime Minister office.


The newly established press Secretary will undertake all the duty of former Government Communications Affairs Office.


Launching the newly founded office today at Prime Minister’s Office, the press secretary, Billene Siyoum, said that the office would work towards ensuring transparency in the media.