Getachew Reda to Head Justice and Legal System Research Institute

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Getachew Reda, the previous minster of the Government Communication Affairs Office until last month, has been assigned to direct the Justice and Legal System Research Institute(JLSYRI) which was previously led by Zadig Abrha. Before leading the Communication Affairs Office Getachew was formerly an aide to the PM.

Established in 2015, the Justice and Legal System Research Institute reviews existing laws with a view to revising and consolidating them. It also publishes and distributes legal information.

Before he joined the Prime Minister’s Office he took up the position of Director-General of the Public Diplomacy and Communications Directorate-General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He had previously been Director of the Media Communications department and from 2008, an advisor in the Ministry, writing for the Ministry’s online publication ‘A Week in the Horn’, preparing speeches and documents.

Before joining the Ministry, Getachew was a lecturer in law at Mekelle University from July 1998- March 2008.

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Source: Capital


  1. I’m surprised that he wasn’t one of the new Ambassadors. His appointment to head the Legal office tells how deep the ‘deep reform’ is!

    May God save Ethiopia from it’s selfish children!

  2. Abo enante tegrewoch tewuna. Teregereg belachehu wede tegray hidu. Every body hate you. You are so cruel creature of the World.

  3. Mr Getachew is intelligent and is capable.
    I agree with Mulugeta, that he is tireleselly serving our country. He is also humble and articulate person. We wish him all the best.
    Now those who oppose me will label me I am TPLF!!.

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