Sufian Ahmed

Sufian Ahmed Sufian Ahmed

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Sufian Ahmad Beker (born5 March 1956 at Adowa ) is a politician of Ethiopia , current Minister of Finance and Economic Development.

He grew up near Asela in the province Oromia and converted to Christianity in 1958 when he was admitted to the English missionary school.

Mr. Ahmed holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the Addis Ababa University, and a master degree in Economic Development and Planning from the same university

He is part of the political party OPDO .

In 2015, he was a candidate for the presidency of the African Development Bank.

 

Sufian Ahmed Beker is the Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Ethiopia since

2001. Previously to this position, he was Minister of Finance and Vice President of the

Oromiya National Regional State from October 2000 to October 2001, and Minister of Finance

between 1995 and 2001. He was the Commissioner of the Ethiopian Customs Authority in

1944 and 1995, and Head of the Trade Bureau of the Oromiya National Regional State in 1993.

M. Ahmed began as Instructor at the Jimma College of Agriculture and Addis Ababa University.

 Mr. Ahmed holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the Addis Ababa University, and a master degree in Economic Development and Planning from the same university

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