Ethiopian Parliament approves Youngest Minister


Ethiopian parliament has passed newly appointed Filsan Abdilahi, as Women and Youth Affairs Minister. PM Abiy Ahmed appointed her to the ministerial portfolio.

The Ethiopian parliament on its 14th regular session on Thursday approved the appointments of Adanech Abebe as Attorney General, Dr. Liya Tadese as the minister of Health and Laqe Ayale as Revenue minister.

The House approved them with overwhelming majority where 21 voted against them.

Filsan, 28-year-old is the youngest of Abiy Ahmed’s ministers and is due to replace Yahen Tsegaye Asstew, the last member of TPLF in PM Abiy Ahmed’s ministers. She was shifted to an ambassadorial post.

Filsan was born in Dire Dawa but she spent much of her teenage and adulthood years in Addis Ababa. She earned Leadership & Management from Unity university


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