President Promotes 100 High-ranking Military Officers, Chief of Staff Given Rank of Field Marshal General

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Addis Ababa January 8/2022/ENA/ President Sahle-Work Zewde has given promotion to a total of 100 high-ranking military officers of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) today.

Accordingly, the first ever military rank introduced to Ethiopia — the title of Field Marshal General, was given to General Berhanu Jula, Chief of Staff of the National Defense Force, in light of his extraordinary acts in the face of a national crisis, it was noted.

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The president also promoted four senior military officers to General, 14 to Lieutenant General, 24 to Major General, and 58 to Brigadier General ranks.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presided over the Ethiopian National Defense Forces rank promotion ceremony in the presence of senior government officials.

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