The Council of Ministers

According to Article 76 of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the Council of Ministers is accountable to the Prime Minister. In all its decisions, the Council of Ministers which comprises the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Ministers and other members as may be determined by law, are responsible to the House of People’s Representatives. The power and functions of the Council of Ministers is stipulated in Article 77 of the Constitution.

Per Proclamation No. 1097/2018, defining the power and duties of the executive organs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the following Ministries are established:

  1. the Ministry of Peace
  2. the Ministry of National Defense
  3. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  4. the Ministry of Finance
  5. the Attorney General
  6. the Ministry of Agriculture
  7. the Ministry of Trade and Industry
  8. the Ministry of Innovation and Technology
  9. the Ministry of Transport
  10. the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction
  11. the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy
  12. the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum
  13. the Ministry of Education
  14. the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
  15. the Ministry of Health
  16. the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth
  17. the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
  18. the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  19. the Ministry of Revenues
  20. the National Planning Commission

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