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Commemoration of Operation Fenkil concludes
Posted on Tuesday February 13, 2018

The commemoration of the 28th anniversary of Operation Fenkil, which was held from 9 to 11 February under the theme “Fenkil: The Dawn of Freedom” was conducted with patriotic zeal with strong community participation.

Massawa, 12 February 2018- The commemoration of the 28th anniversary of Operation Fenkil, which was held from 9 to 11 February under the theme “Fenkil: The Dawn of Freedom” was conducted with patriotic zeal with strong community participation.

Mr. Haile Asfaha, administrator of the port city of Massawa, said that the commemoration was highlighted by cultural and artistic performances depicting the value and history of the armed struggle for independence as well as sports competitions.

Mr. Haile reiterated that the public gathering organized in the various administrations had special contribution in highlighting the celebration and that the main actors of the programs were the youth.

The commemoration of the 28th anniversary of Operation Fenkil included laying wreath at the Martyrs Monument, sports competitions of various types, swimming as well as pictorial exhibition and cultural and artistic performances.

Libraries in the Central region expanding services
Posted on Monday February 12, 2018

As part of the effort to satisfy the demand of readers, the public libraries and the Municipality Library in the Central region are expanding provision of services through introducing digital library, according to Mr. Efrem Matieos, manager of the Municipality Library.

 

Asmara, 12 February 2018- As part of the effort to satisfy the demand of readers, the public libraries and the Municipality Library in the Central region are expanding provision of services through introducing digital library, according to Mr. Efrem Matieos, manager of the Municipality Library.

Mr. Efrem indicated that the libraries with the support of the Rora Digital Library and the Central region have made available each up to 15 thousand academic books to readers and that will have significant contribution in the development of teaching and learning process.

Likewise the libraries are also providing WiFi services and that the number of users is steadily growing.

The beneficiaries on their part said that the digitalization of the libraries will significantly contribute in developing the culture of reading among the youth and called on parents to motivate their children to visit the libraries.

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil Opens
Posted on Sunday February 11, 2018

The commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Operation Fenkil was officially opened yesterday, 9 February in the port city of Massawa under the theme “Fenkil: Dawn of Freedom”. Mr. Alamin Mohammed  Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, opened the event.

Massawa, 10 February 2018 - The commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Operation Fenkil was officially opened yesterday, 9 February in the port city of Massawa under the theme “Fenkil: Dawn of Freedom”. Mr. Alamin Mohammed  Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, opened the event.

The event featured cycling and swimming competitions, cultural and fashion shows.

The commemoration will continue until 11 February featuring the laying of wreath of flowers at the Martyrs monument, various sports competitions, cultural shows, and public gatherings among others.

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil underway
Posted on Saturday February 10, 2018

The official ceremony of the commemoration of the 28th anniversary of Operation Fenkil was conducted with enthusiasm under the theme “Fenkil: The Dawn of Freedom”.

Massawa, 10 February 2018- The official ceremony of the commemoration of the 28th anniversary of Operation Fenkil was conducted with enthusiasm under the theme “Fenkil: The Dawn of Freedom”.

Today in the morning hours, President Isaias Afwerki laid wreath at the Tiwalet Monument in connection with the Operation Fenkil.

Mr. Alamin Mohammed Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, General Flipos Weldeyohannes, Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Armed Forces, Ms. Tekea Tesfamichael, Chairwomen of the National Union of Eritrean Women, Mr. Kibrom Andemicael, Managing Director in the Northern Red Sea region, and Mr. Haile Asfeha, Mayor of Massawa city respectively also laid wreath at the Patriots Monument.

On the official commemorative ceremony that was attended by senior government and PFDJ officials as well as a number of pilgrims and Massawa residents, the Mayor of the port city of Massawa, Mr. Haile Asfaha, indicated that the port city of Massawa is being gradually renovated from the damage it sustained from the enemy and that strong effort is being exerted to develop the socio-economic status of the city.

The Chairman of the Holiday’s Coordinating Committee, Mr. Siraj Haj, on his part said that Operation Fenkil commemoration is a national historic holiday in which the Eritrean people renew their pledge to their martyrs and expressed appreciation to all that contributed for the success of the event.

The event was highlighted by exhibition staged by the Eritrean Navy, cultural performances, and other performances depicting Operation Fenkil.

Meeting of Ambassadors of East African countries
Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018

The Ambassadors of East African countries held first regular meeting on 1 February in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.

Asmara, 08 February 2018- The Ambassadors of East African countries held first regular meeting on 1 February in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.

The objective of the meeting was to exchange information and ideas on the current situation in the African continent in general and that of the region in particular.

The meeting that was organized by the Eritrean Embassy was attended by the Ambassadors of Burundi, Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Seychelles, Tanzania and Uganda.

In the same vein, the Eritrean Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan, Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael held seminar for the water truck owners nationals on the objective situation in the homeland.

At the end of the seminar, the participants elected five members executive committee.

Likewise, the Switzerland branch of the National Union of Eritrean Women held an activity assessment meeting in the city of Biel Bienne.

At the meeting it was indicated that strong effort to organize female youth, organizing sustainable seminars and workshops with a view to increase the awareness of members as well as finalizing the training center for women in Tesenei are the priority tasks for 2018.

The Eritrean youth residing in Israel that are organized in “Finote Semaetat Association” expressed conviction to continue the support being extended to families of martyrs and to conduct awareness campaigns to encourage other youth to join the association.

At the meeting it was reported that 12 youth have joined in the program of supporting families of martyrs and so far they have contributed 720 Dollars each.

The Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy, Mr. Solomon Kinfe gave extensive briefing on the objective situation in the homeland and called for strengthening participation in the effort to support families of martyrs.