Category: Meles Zenawi
Meles Zenawi, born on May 9, 1955, was president of the Transitional Government of Ethiopia from 1991 to 1995 and Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia from 1995 until his passing in 2012.
Meles was chairperson of Tigray Peoples’ Liberation Front (TPLF/EPRDF) and the ruling party EPRDF since1989 and 1991, respectively. He acquired an MBA from the Open University of the United Kingdom and M.Sc. in Economics from the Erasmus University of the Netherlands. Meles was married to Azeb Mesfin and father of three.
Meles received various international awards for setting up a good foundation for the socio-economic progress of Ethiopia. He also received Rwanda’s National Liberation Medal, the “Uruti” and the country’s highest accolade, the “Umurinzi” (Campaign Against Genocide) medals, in July 2009 for helping to liberate Rwanda and end the genocide.
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