The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Dublin, with deep sorrow, regrets to inform the Ethiopian Diaspora of the tragic death of H.E. Ato Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on Monday 20th August 2012.

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was a visionary leader who dedicated his entire life to the people of Ethiopia. As the head of the executive for the past 21 years, Prime Minister Meles was not only a leader who led his country into a new chapter of development, peace, and democracy but a person who will always be remembered as a champion of the cause of Africa in international fora.

The Embassy of Ethiopia offers its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Prime Minister Meles and to the Peoples of Ethiopia.

A book of condolence will be opened at the Embassy (26 Upper Fitzwilliam street Dublin 2) please enquire for information.

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