United States Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach Presents Credentials
Patricia Haslach, United States Ambassador to Ethiopia, presented her credentials to President Girma Wolde-Giorgis Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at a credentialing ceremony held at the National Palace in Addis Ababa.
Ambassador Patricia M. Haslach was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia on 08/14/2013. According to her biography released by the US embassy in Addis Ababa, Haslach previously served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State’s newest bureau, the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations.
Prior to this, she was the State Department’s Coordinator for Iraq Transition in the Office of the Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources. In this position, she was responsible for coordinating all Washington-based State Department aspects of the U.S. transition from military to civilian operations culminating with the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops at the end of December 2011.