Ministry Announces New Ambassadors for Egypt, US, Eritrea & More

ADDIS ABABA – Ministry of Foreign Affairs has today announced new Ethiopian ambassadors  and consul generals for more than 20 countries.

The latest deployment includes the ambassador-designates who have been appointed by President Sahle-Work Zewde two months ago.



“What makes this round of ambassadorial appointments is that it has created a balance between political appointees and career diplomats,” said the ministry, adding that ” some of the ambassadors will reside in Addis Ababa.”

Here is the list of newly appointed ambassadors as well as Consul Generals and Deputy chief of Missions,

1. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Tefera Derebew- Japan

2. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Dessie Dalke- South Korea

3. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Dr. Sileshi Bekele- U.S.A

4. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Hassen Ibrahim- Egypt

5. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Jemal Bekir- Pakistan

6. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Feysel Alyi- Qatar

7. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Isayas Guta- Morocco

8. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Tsegaab Kibebew- Australia

9. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Fikadu Beyene- Eritrea

10. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Genet Teshome- Cuba

11. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Tafa Tulu- Brazil

12. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Shitaye Minale- Côte d’Ivoire

13. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Prof. Fikadu Beyene- Indonesia

14. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Reshad Mohammed- Zimbabwe

15. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Bacha Debele- Kenya

16. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Daba Debele- Rwanda

17. Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Meheretab Mulugeta- Sweden



18. Ambassador Mulugeta Kelil- Pakistan (Deputy Chief of Mission)

19. Ambassador Yoseph Kassaye- New York (Deputy Chief of Mission)

20. Ambassador Aklilu Kebede- Dubai Ethiopian Consulate-(Consul General)

21. Ambassador Furtuna Dibaco- Brussels (Deputy Chief of Mission)

22. Ambassador Assaye Alemayehu Ghana Deputy Chief of Mission

23. Ambassador Workalemahu Desta (Nairobi Deputy Chief of Mission )

24. Ambassador Anteneh Tariku- Gedearif State, Sudan (Consul General)

25. Ambassador Hailay Berehane- Berlin (Deputy Chief of Mission)

26. Ambassador Wubeshet Demessie (London Deputy Chief)

27. Ambassador Awol Wogris- Bahrain (Consul General)

28. Ambassador Seid Mohammed- Hargessa (Consul General)

29. Ambassador Buzunesh Meseret (New Delhi)

30. Ambassador Zelalem Berhan- (Deputy Chief of Mission U.S.A.)

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