Political parties sign code of conduct
Addis Ababa, March 14, 2019 (FBC) –About 107 Ethiopian political parties have signed a code of conduct that will guide their operations.
Chairperson of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed, signed the document representing his party.
Speaking after the signing ceremony, the Prime Minister congratulated all parties that signed the document.
He said the signing of the document is a millstone for beginning of genuine democracy in Ethiopia.
PM Dr Abiy also urged political parties to treat the document as one that guides the actions of all.
He called upon law and security enforcement entities as well as media to serve all parties equally.
The Prime Minister also urged all to be custodians of peace and unity in our current moment.
He further said the ruling party EPRDF will do all it can to make the upcoming election fair, free and inclusive.