Overall safety, well-being of Tigray people paramount importance to Gov’t: PM
Addis Ababa, November 21, 2020 (FBC) –Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the overall safety and well-being of the people of Tigray is of paramount importance to the Federal government.
“We will do all that is necessary to ensure stability prevails in the Tigray region and that our citizens are free from harm,” the Prime Minister wrote on Facebook.
He further said that “Our fellow citizens in Tigray region and those that have fled have the firm commitment of the Federal government that they will be supported to resume their lives with normalcy.”
“Together with the rest of Ethiopia, we will work to ensure that all humanitarian needs will be addressed,” he noted.
A high-level federal committee overseeing humanitarian relief operations has dispatched fact finding missions to make assessments for adequate and timely response, he said.
According to PM Abiy, the committee will also work with relevant stakeholders to return and reintegrate back into their locales all citizens that have fled over the past days.
The Prime Minister also lauded the Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF) for their achievements in the law and order enforcement operation in the Tigray regional state.
“The advances the Ethiopian National Defense Forces have made in the past few days of our rule of law operation are commendable,” he said.
The forces have fully liberated Adigrat town from TPLF militia today after controlling the surrounding areas last night.
The Prime Minister stated that citizens of the cities and towns under Federal command in the Tigray regional state are already easing into regular routine with the protection of the Federal police.