Good governance, efficiency golden threads to speed up societal transformation

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Addis Ababa, 24 June 2014 (WIC) - Prime Minister Hailemariam noted that the promotion of good governance and efficiency were golden threads that would speed up the move towards the transformation of the society, lift over millions out of poverty and expedite national renewal and sustainable development.

Reiterating the significant contribution of civil servants as a staunch force in the advancement of development and transformation goals of the nation, he emphasized, the Government was wiling and committed to support Civil Servants so as to tackle their housing and transportation problems.

Speaking at the 8th annual Civil Service day on the 23 of June 2024, he announced that there would be salary increment for civil servants with the view to lessen their challenges.

in Addis Ababa in the presence of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, , high-level government officials from Federal and Regional governments as well as other officials from various government agencies.

The day was celebrated with the theme “We ensure rapid and sustainable development and good governance with an organized army of transforming civil servants.”During the celebration,

Coordinator of Good Governance Cluster with the Rank of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Civil Service, Aster Mamo, on her part said that the developmental activities of the country had shown notable progress in all fronts.

Coordinator of the Finance and Economic Cluster with a Rank of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Debretsion Gebre-Michael also noted that democracy, development and good governance were inextricable so that the major threat to the democratic developmental state was rent-seeking.

He underlined that the Government had been taking various measures and extending efforts to consolidate developmental politics as well as dislodge rent-seeking and its adverse consequences to the nation’s march towards a climate resilient green economy.

According to MoFA, in-depth discussions and deliberations had been made on the principles of good governance and developmental politics.