Church awards PM Dr Abiy, FL Zenash in recognition for bringing peace, reconciliation to Ethiopia, Eritrea and region
Addis Ababa, September 10, 2018 (FBC) – The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church recognized Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed and First Lady Zenash Tayachew with a special award for bringing peace and reconciliation to Ethiopia, Eritrea and the region.
Prime Minister on the occasion said “the award belongs to all who fought selflessly and prayed for this change to happen,” according to Fitsum Arega, Chief of Staff at the Prime Minister’s Office.
In a related development, the Premier handed over keys to His Holiness Abune Merkorios, the 4th Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church, who returned to his homeland recently.
The house is refurbished to make it suitable for living, Fitsum said on Twitter.