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Harat Transportation Company expanding services
Posted on Wednesday November 22, 2017

The Harat Transportation Company is working to enhance  capacity and expand services through out the country, according to Brig. Gen. Berhane Tsehaye, head of the Company.

Asmara, 22 November 2017 - The Harat Transportation Company is working to enhance  capacity and expand services through out the country, according to Brig. Gen. Berhane Tsehaye, head of the Company.

Brig. Gen. Berhane Tsehaye said that the company has 370 buses providing transportation service in 75% of the villages across the country. Indicating that provision of reliable transportation service is one of the priorities of the Government, Brig Gen. Berhane said that the Harat Company has opened and is providing services in 147 lines throughout the country.

Pointing out that the Harat Transportation Company, which started its business with one dispatching station in Asmara, has 19 dispatching stations and 14 sub stations throughout the 6 regions and provides transportation service to 18 thousand passengers daily, Brig. Gen. Berhane said that the company is working to expand its services to those villages that are not yet getting transportation services.

Highlighting that the company provides service in accordance with the fair price proclaimed by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, he called on passengers to use the buses responsibly.

The head of the Harat Transportation Company in the Central region, Mr. Abraham Fessehagergish on his part, pointing out that the company is exerting effort to expand the transportation service and that so far there 223 buses deployed in the region providing daily transportation service.

Potable water project inaugurated
Posted on Wednesday November 22, 2017

A newly constructed potable water project in Hadish Adi-Hadegti, Segeneyti sub zone, was inaugurated on 20 November.

Mendefera, 22 November 2017 – A newly constructed potable water project in Hadish Adi-Hadegti, Segeneyti sub zone, was inaugurated on 20 November.

The head of Operations and Maintenance at the department of Water Resources, Mr. Russom Teklemariam reported that the project included, digging a well , installation of 5KW solar panels, water pump motor, laying of 870m long water pipes, construction of water reservoir, as well as one water distribution station. He also commended the coordinated effort demonstrated by the Southern region administration and the department of water resources during the implementation of the project.

The head of Water Resources branch in the Southern region, Mr. Kibrom Misgina on his part commending the residents of the Hadish Adi-Hadegti for their contribution for the success of the project, called on them to maintain the project and properly use and manage it for longer and better service.

The residents also said that the potable water project will surely alleviate the existed potable water shortage of the public and particularly that of women.

Hadish Adi-Hadegti which is located 8.5 km south west of Segenity is home to 315 families.

74 Trainees Graduate from Anberbeb Share Company
Posted on Wednesday November 22, 2017

Amberbeb Share Company has graduated 74 employees including 16 females following courses on the Japanese Automaker Toyota standard. The training was aimed at keeping up with the technological advance of the Toyota Company.

Asmara, 22 November 2017 - Amberbeb Share Company has graduated 74 employees including 16 females following courses on the Japanese Automaker Toyota standard. The training was aimed at keeping up with the technological advance of the Toyota Company.

The training focused on scientific maintenance procedures of Toyota automobile engines, administration, purchasing, restoring and distributing of vehicle spare parts in addition to auto-painting.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Mr. Girmai Abrehe, Managing Director of the Company, explained that Anberbeb Share Company is an agent for three Japanese automobile companies including

Toyota, Yamaha and Komatsu. He further pointed out that the companies, in a bid to providing after-sale service to customers, have organized training regarding new automobile technologies for their representatives of which Anberbeb is a beneficiary.

A representative of the graduating group, Eng. Abraham Daniel, said that the training gave priority to teamwork, customer satisfaction and safety.

A program highlighting the process of computerized surveillance and repair of automobiles featured in the exhibition.





Seminar for students of Hamelmalo College of Agriculture
Posted on Tuesday November 21, 2017

The Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS), Mr. Saleh Ahmedin conducted a seminar on 14 November to the students of the Hamelmalo College of Agriculture focusing on the objective of the union as well as the role of students in the nation building process.

Keren, 21 November 2017- The Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS), Mr. Saleh Ahmedin conducted a seminar on 14 November to the students of the Hamelmalo College of Agriculture focusing on the objective of the union as well as the role of students in the nation building process.

Underlining that the objective of the union is to nurture competent youth that uphold the national and societal values, Mr. Saleh said that the phenomenon feat demonstrated during the armed struggle for independence, in safeguarding the national sovereignty as well as in the national development drives will have special place in annals of the Eritrean history.

Pointing out that the NUEYS is working inside the country and abroad for realizing its set objectives, Mr. Saleh called on the youth to properly exploit the opportunities provided and become exemplary in all aspects.

He reiterated that the external conspiracies against the government and people of Eritrea are mainly targeting the youth and called the youth in general and that of college students in particular to be aware on sinister ploys and reinforce their resilience.

Environmental sanitation popular campaign
Posted on Tuesday November 21, 2017

The residents of Hagaz town conducted environmental sanitation campaign with a view to control and eradicate the prevalence of communicable diseases.

Keren, 21 November 2017- The residents of Hagaz town conducted environmental sanitation campaign with a view to control and eradicate the prevalence of communicable diseases.

The popular campaign included clearing susceptible malaria mosquito breeding areas. Alongside the environmental sanitation popular campaign the residents also took the initiative of road renovation activities.

Mr. Zenawi Estifanos, head of law and order, indicated that the popular campaign is being conducted two times per week and that so far commendable achievement has been registered.

According to report from the sub-zone, 31 thousand impregnated bed nets have been distributed and that have significant contribution in controlling the prevalence of malaria.