Prime Minister of Ethiopia
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|Prime Minister of the|
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
የኢ.ፌ.ዴ.ሪ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር
Flag of Ethiopia
|No term limit|
|Formation||1909 (Chief Minister)|
1943 (Prime Minister)
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The Prime Minister of
The Prime Minister is elected from the members of the House of Representatives. The nominee then presents a government platform and must receive a vote of confidence in order to become prime minister. In practice, the Prime Minister is usually the leader of the largest party in the House of Peoples' Representatives.
The Prime Minister's position is stronger on paper than his counterparts in other parliamentary systems fashioned after the
The prime minister is expected to become a member of the House of Peoples' Representatives within six months of beginning their tenure, if he are not a member already. He is expected to work with other ministers to ensure the passage of bills through the legislature.