The former Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Meles Alem is now replaced by Nebiyat Getachew.
Nebiyat Getachew was the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issue of North America, South America, and the Caribbean. He was also served as the Director General of the Office of the Ministry Cabinet Office, and the peace and security issue director of the African Union Permanent Messenger Office.
In addition, he also served as a temporary director of the Public Diplomatic Communication, and as a desk officer of various political departments.
The appointment of Nebiyat Getachew was following the appointment of Ambassador Meles Alem as an ambassador to Kenya.