Body of late Ethiopian PM Zenawi arrives in Addis Ababa
The Body of the late Ethiopian Prime Minister, PM, Meles Zenawi has arrived at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.
Families and relatives of the late prime minister, senior government officials, Ethiopian citizens and foreigners had been waiting for the arrival of the body of the late Prime Minister at the airport and around.
State television reported that, Mr. Zenawi who had been recovering at a hospital abroad passed away three days ago due to sudden infection.
National flags are being kept half-mast and the country goes mourning of him. According to the Ethiopian constitution, the Deputy Prime Minister is taking over as acting prime minister.
Mr. Meles became president of the transitional government from 1991 to 1995.
He was elected prime minister in 1995 and had been the country's prime minister till his death.