August 21, 2019

Eritrean Delegation met President of South Sudan

Eritrean Delegation met President of South Sudan

Asmara, 21 August 2019 – Eritrean delegation composed of Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser Yemane Gebreab met President of the Republic of South Sudan Salva Kiir Myardit in Juba today, 21 August.The delegation delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki focusing on measures for strengthening bilateral ties and mechanisms for regional integration.

President Salva Kiir stressed Eritrea’s long-standing solidarity with South Sudan and Welcomed the contents of President Isaias’ message. The two sides agreed on follow-up measures to boost both bilateral and regional ties. Eritrea’s senior delegation is now heading to Khartoum to deliver a message from President Isaias to the President of Sudan’s newly installed Sovereign Council.

August 17, 2019

Eritrea hosts CECAFA under-15 football tournament

Eritrea hosts CECAFA under-15 football tournament

Asmara, 16 August 2019–The first Central and Eastern Confederation of African Football Association (CECAFA) under 15 football tournament was officially opened today, 16 August in the Asmara Stadium here in the capital.

At the opening ceremony, high Government officials, Secretary General of CECAFA Mr. Nicholas Musonye, and Executive of the CECAFA under-15 tournament Ms. Doris Petra as well as heads of Sports Commissions and national sports federations took part.

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August 12, 2019

Eid-Al-Adha celebrated nationwide

Eid-Al-Adha celebrated nationwide

Asmara, 12 August 2019 – Eid Al-Adha Al-Mubarek Hejira year 1440 was celebrated with enthusiasm nationwide yesterday, 11 August.

Salat was conducted at the celebration held at the Bahti Meskerem Square here in Asmara in which senior Government officials including Mr. Alamin Mohammed-Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maj. Gen. Romodan Osman Awliyay, Governor of the Central region, members of the Diplomatic Corps, religious leaders and a number of the faithful took part. read more

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Eritrean community festival in USA

President Isaias received senior Saudi delegation

NSP official Silver Jubilee celebration concludes

August 15, 2019

President Isaias held talks with Japanese Delegation

President Isaias held talks with Japanese Delegation

Asmara, 15 August 2019 – President Isaias Afwerki today, 15 August met and held talks with Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President of Association of African Economy and Development (AFRECO) and H.E. Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura, Ambassador for Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).

At the meeting conducted at State House, President Isaias Afwerki underlined Japan’s important role in African development & the Horn of Africa in these auspicious times. President Isaias stated that Eritrea values the role of and encourages investment by private Japanese companies that enhance bilateral programmes of partnership. Read more

August 12, 2019

Eritrean community festival in USA

Eritrean community festival in USA

Asmara, 12 August 2019 – The Annual Eritrean community festival in the US was enthusiastically conducted in San Jose city, California, from 9-11 August, report indicates.

At the festival that was officially opened by the Minister of Justice Ms. Fauzia Hashem, on 9 August was attended by thousands of nationals as well as friends of Eritrea.The three-day festival highlighted seminars on the objective situation in the homeland and regional developments, workshops, as well as cultural and artistic performances.

The occasion featured artistic performances by Eritrean American comedian Tiffany Hadish, Eritrean American sisters, ‘Eri-Am Sisters’, a cultural troupe from Eritrea as well as other renowned artists.

August 6, 2019

President Isaias received senior Saudi delegation

President Isaias received senior Saudi delegation

Asmara, 06 August 2019- President Isaias Afwerki today, 6 August, received and held talks with senior Saudi delegation led by Let. Gen. Prince Fahad bin Turki bin Abdulaziz, Commander of the Coalition Forces against Terrorism.

The meeting that was held at the State Palace was focused on the development of bilateral relations between Eritrea and Saudi Arabia as well as security of the Red Sea region. Read more

August 5, 2019

NSP official Silver Jubilee celebration concludes

NSP official Silver Jubilee celebration concludes

Asmara, 05 August 2019- The official celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the establishment of Sawa Military Training Center and the launching of the National Service Program that was held from 2 to 4 August in Sawa under the theme “Sawa: The Perfect Choice for Sustainability” concluded with patriotic zeal.

According to the report presented by the Deputy Commander of the National Service Training Center, Let. Col. Temesgen Samuel over 12 thousand members of the national service, artist and others participated in the various programs staged at the celebration event including in book preparation, cultural and artistic performances, seminars, carnival show, military parade as well as in the preparation of documentary films and sports competitions among others.

Speaking at the concluding event, Ms. Askalu Menkorios, Minister of Tourism, said that the programs staged during the three-day celebration have portrayed the noble societal values and culture of the Eritrean people.

Indicating that the members of the 32nd round of the National service and the 10th round of the Vocational Training Center have graduated at the time of the new era unfolding in the region, Minister Askalu called on the graduates to take advantage of the opportunities provided.

The graduation ceremony of the members of the 32nd round of National Service and 10th round of the Vocational Training Center was attended by a number of nationals from inside the country and abroad.

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