Her Excellency The Ministry of Labor & Skills

Muferihat Kamil Ahmed


Her Excellency Mufriat  Kamil is the the first Minister of Labor and Skills of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Prior to her appointment, she served as the first Minister of Peace in 2018. Since organizing the ministry, she has effectively led six of the country’s security institutes. From November 2009 to October 2011, she was also served as Minister of Women’s Affairs.Mrs. Mufriat has served in various capacities in the House of Representatives.  From April 2018 to October 2018, she has served as the first female Speaker. She has also served as the government assistant whip (with state minister portfolio) and chair of the Transportation Standing Committee.In addition to her responsibilities in the House of Representatives, she has held various positions as Vice President of the Meles Zenawi Leadership Academy as well as Social Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister.Regarding her academics back ground her excellency received her Master’s degree in Transformation and Change Management from Greenwich University (London) in 2012.She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Development from the University of Antrep in BrusselsShe also earned her bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Extension from Haromaya University.Prior to her tenure as head of federal government institutions, her excellency Mufriat served as Deputy Head of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Regional State Women’s Affairs Bureau, Head of Community Participation and Movement in Silte Zone, and Abeshge Woreda Cooperative Office in Gurage Zone.She also served as the Head of Community Participation and Movement at the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) and an advisor to the President of the State.

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