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Message of the Minister Message of the Minister

H.E Ato Ahmed Shide

Minister of Finance

Welcome to the website of the Ministry of Finance Ethiopia.

The Ministry will establish the budget, accounting, payment and internal audit system of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, monitor its implementation, prepare the Federal Government budget, make payments according to the approved budget, generate economic cooperation and fiscal policies, collect foreign aid and loans. Leading the way in bilateral economic cooperation as well as in liaison with international and regional organizations established to create economic ties are among the powers and responsibilities conferred on it by the Proclamation.

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News and Updates News and Updates

Ethiopia’s Minister of Finance, Receives African Finance Minister of the Year Award

September 30th, 2020: H.E Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance, received the 2020 award for the African Finance Minister of the Year during a virtual ceremony at the 5th US – Africa Investment Forum & Policy Dialogue 2020.

Ethiopia calls for Africa to Promote Digital Financial Services to Boost Women’s Economic Opportunities

September 23, 2020: H.E. Dr. Eyob Tekalign, State Minister of Finance of Ethiopia in a panel of G7 and African countries during the 75th UN General Assembly emphasized the importance of focusing on financial inclusion, which he said plays an eminent role in women’s and girls’ economic empowerment.

Ethiopia and the United Nations in Ethiopia today signed a strategic framework document, the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2020-2025)

The Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the United Nations in Ethiopia today signed a strategic framework document, the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2020-2025) that describes the collective response of the UN System in Ethiopia to national development priorities and helps achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Huawei donates medical supplies to Ministry of Finance for COVID-19 Emergency Response

On 09 September, 2020, Huawei, represented by its Nothern African Regional CFO Ms. Ji Hui, and CEO of Ethiopia, Mr. Chen Mingliang, hands over a batch of medical materials including 11,000 surgical masks and 55 bottles of sanitizers to the Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation of Ethiopia, represented by its minister, Mr. Ahmed Shide.

The World Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Government of Ethiopia’s reform programs, and it’s financing.

The World Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Government of Ethiopia’s reform programs, and it’s financing. In a statement issued on September 2nd 2020, the Bank stated that it will continue its partnership with the Government of Ethiopia and fully support the country’s economic reform program.