Chinese University Honored PM Hailemariam Featured

14 May 2017
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Addis Ababa May 14, 2017 The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), one of China’s prestigious universities in Beijing, bestowed upon Prime Minister Hailemariam an honorary professorship for his extraordinary leadership.

The University, which was founded in 1951, is one of the top universities in the fields of economics and business.

The University considered the economic growth the country has been registered, efforts to elevate poverty and realizing global goals set to reduce poverty and improve access to basic services such as MDGs to bestowed the honor upon the Premier.

The University has recognized the fast and successive economic growth, in which the country has been witnessing for the past decade and more.

It also appreciated Ethiopia for the efforts it exerted to meet Millennium Development Goals. The East African country has realized most of the MDGs that expired in 2015.

Ethiopia is also working to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that succeeded the MDGs by aligning the goals with the second five-year Growth and Transformation Plan.

The country’s contribution to the peace and stability of the region as well as the continent is also recognized by the University.  

In his key note speech he delivered to students and staff of the University, the Premier briefed about Ethiopia’s historical voyage towards peace and development.

Hailemariam briefed the gathering about the efforts of the government towards building conducive atmosphere and unleashing all the potentials of the country for the development.   

He said that his government has been “fundamentally transforming” the political economy of the country from one of pervasive rent-seeking to that is conducive to value creation along the path of the developmental state by summing up the experience of China and other Asian tigers.

Knowing that copying models has no significance, the Ethiopian government has adopted the models into the country’s political and social situation, which led Ethiopia towards development.

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