EPRDF Executive Committee Concludes Regular Meeting; Vows to Realize the Visions of the Late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

Addis Ababa, November 5 (WIC)–Executive Committee of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) concluded its regular meeting today.

The Executive Committee, while closing its regular session this afternoon, evaluated the various activities carried out in rural and urban areas last budget year as encouraging.

The Committee reviewed the basin, irrigation and crop development activities undertaken in rural areas as encouraging, thus contributing a lot in the efforts to improve farmers’ productivity and annual crop production this harvest season.

The Committee added that the wide-ranging and integrated efforts made by parents, teachers and students to ensure education quality have also born remarkable results.

The health extension program being implemented through public involvement helped maternal mortality rate to decline and produce healthy and productive society, which according to the Committee will enable to expedite the ongoing rapid economic growth and renaissance of the country.

The Committee also evaluated the good governance practice in rural areas as in a good condition. Favorable situation was also created for the people to resolve problems by themselves.

The Committee also reviewed the activities carried out to increase income of urban dwellers by creating jobs and expanding small and micros enterprises as notable. It also underscored the need to strengthen this effort in this budget year as well.

The Executive Committee also discussed on ways of bringing good governance in urban areas by involving the public in addition to implementing civil service and justice system reform programs.

The Committee also underscored the need to scale up best practices and build capacities of executives to attain the ambitious five-year Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).

The Executive Committee, which praised the public and members of EPRDF for their determination to realize vision of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, urged them to continue with this impetus.

Similarly, the Executive Committee also pledged to make all the necessary preparations to make the upcoming Addis Ababa City Council members and local elections free, fair and democratic.

In addition to the endorsed electoral code of conduct for political parties’ proclamation, EPRDF is endeavoring to prepare code of conduct for its members.

The Committee further said that EPRDF, in partnership with members of the national joint council of political parties, will continue it efforts of solving problems.

The Executive Committee also evaluated the preparations for the 9th EPRDF congress to be conducted this Ethiopian budget year.

The 9th congress will be an occasion that EPRDF will evaluate performance of the Growth and Transformation Plan and forwards direction for the coming years.

Moreover, the 9th congress will review the reform programs of the Front initiated by the great leader PM Meles and carried out during the past 12 years to expedite renaissance of the country.

The Executive Committee finally emphasized the need to strengthen the ongoing preparation activities for the upcoming election.

Source: Walta Info