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 Besha.
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.