Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary H.E. Mulu Solomon Bezuneh briefed IGAD Ambassadors, Political Foundation Fellows and other Ambassadors on the current situation in Ethiopia, the Grand Renaissance Dam of Ethiopia and Ethiopia’s UNIDO candidate.
On the occasion, the Ambassador explained the operation being undertaken by the Government of Ethiopia in Tigray region and noted that the government was forced to take this measure to restore rule of law. The attempt by the TPLF criminal group to attack the National Army and rob artilleries and weapons was an attempt to put the country’s sovereignty in to risk and was crossing of a red line which could not be tolerated. H.E. Ambassador Mulu also briefly touched on the humanitarian effort being made to protect and reach out to the people affected in collaboration with UNHCR and UNOCHA.
H.E. also briefly explained about the facts and negotiation status of the GERD that Ethiopia always believes in equitable and reasonable use of its trans-boundary water resources without causing significant harm to downstream countries. Regarding Ethiopia’s UNIDO candidate, H.E. Ambassador Mulu briefed them that Ethiopia has presented a competent candidate Dr. Arkebe Oqubay who has got great contribution and passion for African Industrialization, Green Energy and Women Entrepreneurship.



  • EthiopiaEthiopia (/ˌiːθiˈoʊpiə/; Amharic: ኢትዮጵያ, ʾĪtyōṗṗyā, About this sound listen), officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. With over 93,000,000 inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, as well as the second-most populated nation on the African continent. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi), and its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.

  • ethiopia cartaIt is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south.