Message from the Commissioner
Oromia National Regional State is one of the nine regional state established in 1995. During the last two decades the regional government has undertaken various activities to realize socio-economic transformation in the region. Various sectoral policies and strategies have been designed and implemented to provide the basic service such as education, health and infrastructure. The efforts of the regional government have been improving the life of the people by reducing the poverty incidence in the region. During the last two decades the absolute poverty in the region declined from 34 percent in 1996 to 24 percent in 2016. In addition to this the region experienced fast and broad based economic growth.
With Great Regards
Dr. Teshome Adugna
Commissioner of Planning and Economic development Commission