Ethiopian Railway Corporation CEO Doctor Getachew Beteru resigned from his post after serving
the corporation for 10 years. There has not been clear indication why Dr Getachew resigned
from his post was absent from his office for the past several days.
According to Reporter the local newspaper Doctor Getachew resigning was confirmed by Ato
Dereje Tefera and couldn’t give further detail. Also, Dr Dereje Tefera who is the board leader of
the Water, Irrigation and Electric minister stated that his office accepted the resignation letter of
Doctor Getachew and temporarily assigned Addis Ababa University Lecturer Doctor Berhanu

Ethiopian Railway Corporation CEO Doctor
Getachew Beteru Resigned

Getachew played an active role in the drawing and implementation of the railway strategic plan
that aims to build 5000 km railway network across the nation. Despite the ambitious target the
railway corporation was only able to complete the construction of Addis Djibouti railway and
Addis Ababa light railway.