Mulatu Teshome facts for kids
|4th President of Ethiopia|
October 7, 2013
|Prime Minister||Hailemariam Desalegn|
|Preceded by||Girma Wolde-Giorgis|
|Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development|
October 17, 2001 – July 1, 2003
|Prime Minister||Meles Zenawi|
|Preceded by||Mengistu Hulluka|
|Succeeded by||Addisu Legesse|
Mulatu Teshome Wirtu
1955/1956 (age 57–58)
|Political party||Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization|
|Alma mater||Peking University|
Mulatu Teshome was born in 1955 or 1956, in Arjo, Ethiopia.
He served as the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Cooperation under Girma Birru, and was the Minister of Agriculture in 2001. He also served as the Speaker of the House of Federation from 2002 to 2005 and was Ethiopia's Ambassador to China, Japan, and Turkey.
He was elected as President of Ethiopia by a unanimous parliamentary vote on 7 October 2013.
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