Ethiopian Competing Political Parties Begin 2nd Round Dialogue

Ethiopian Competing Political Parties Begin 2nd Round Dialogue

Addis Ababa, December 22, 2018 (FBC) -Leaders of competing political parties have begun dialogue in Addis Ababa at the Intercontinental Hotel today.

Today’s dialogue is the continuation of the consultation which was launched by Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed last month.

Chairperson of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), Birtukan Mideksa, said the dialogue is important to ensure that the necessary political and legal reforms are undertaken to conduct free, fair, and credible election.

She further said the conversation is needed to build democratic institutions, to strengthen cooperation among political parties and gather reform ideas from the parties.