H.E. Nasise Challi Jira

ITIC Speaker
H.E. Nasise Challi Jira
Minister of Tourism

Nasise Chali is the Minister of Tourism since October 2021.Prior to her current ministerial position, Nasise was Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Canada.

Nasise received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign language and literature and Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language both from Addis Ababa University.

Nassise began her career as a lecturer at universities in Ethiopia, including Jimma University, St. Mary’s University and Adama Science and Technology University. She has also served as a Director, Directorate of Protocol and Public Relations in the president’s office of Oromia National Regional Government.