Minister of Transport H.E. Dagmawit Moges, State Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Markos Tekle, and Vice President of Internal Audit and Compliance at Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Kassim Geresu briefed the diplomatic community on the various activities undertaken by the Government of Ethiopia regarding Sunday’s tragic plane crash.
Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said the Government of Ethiopia has been providing timely information and all the necessary support to governments and their respective diplomatic missions.
She stressed that all the activities undertaken in collaboration with stakeholders are done based on international standards and norms-closely monitored and analyzed with great caution and seriousness.
The Minister added that six sub-committees are set up for follow-up purposes, which she said, are jointly overseen by the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
State Minister Dr. Markos Tekle said information is conveyed to respective countries in a consistent and organized fashion, advising diplomatic missions and their respective countries to rely on official government sources.
Vice President of Internal Audit and Compliance at Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Kassim Geresu said efforts are well underway with regard to providing timely information and support to individuals and families of victims. He added that Ethiopian Airlines has arranged a commemorative event tomorrow (March 17) in honor of the victims of the tragic plane crash, which will be attended by religious leaders and families of the bereaved.
For over seven decades, Ethiopian Airlines continues to be the leading and most crowned Airline in Africa.
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