Muktar receives honorary doctorate from Korean University

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Addis Ababa, 14 August 2014 (WIC) – Chief Administrator of Oromia Regional State and OPDO’s Chairman Muktar Kedir has received a honorary doctorate degree from South Korean Kiwongun University in public administration.    

Four hundred people have attended the ceremony.
Muktar has joined the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization (OPDO) in the mid-1990s, and was appointed administrator of the Jimma Zone in 1999, serving in the post until 2003. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Deputy-Chief Administrator of the Oromo Regional State.     

In 2010, he was appointed Head of the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister for Cabinet Affairs. From 2012 to 2014 he was one of the country's three deputy prime Ministers, serving with Debretsion Gebremichael and Demeke Mekonnen.
Muktar has succeeded Alemayehu Atomsa as Chief Administrator of the Oromia Regional State on February, 2014.