January 24, 2020

Gash Barka: Regional Assembly conducts 18th regular meeting

Gash Barka: Regional Assembly conducts 18th regular meeting

Asmara, 24 January 2020 – The Assembly of Gash Barka region conducted its 18th regular meeting on 23 January, in Barentu under the theme “Integrated Soil and Water Conservation Effort for Enhanced Productivity”.

Underlining the significant contribution of soil and water conservation activity in redressing the environment and enhancing agricultural production, Mr. Osman Mohammed Ali, Chairman of the Assembly, said that soil and water conservation activity will be given priority task of the administration of the Gash Barka region for 2020, and called on members of the Assembly to play active role in organizing and mobilizing communities to that end. read more

January 22, 2020

Epiphany Celebrated Nationwide

Epiphany Celebrated Nationwide

Asmara, 20 January 2020 – Epiphany (Timket) was colorfully celebrated nationwide today. A number of religious leaders, Government officials as well as thousands of the faithful took part at the religious observance conducted at Bahti Meskerem Square, here in the capital

The religious observance also witnessed a night long prayer in all churches, the report added. read more


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January 21, 2020

NRS region: Governor’s tour of inspection

NRS region: Governor’s tour of inspection

Massawa, 21 January 2020 – Brig. Gen. Tekle Libsu, Governor of the Northern Red Sea region, called on farmers in the administrative areas of Zula, Afta and Foro to carry out regular follow up on their crops that are in good condition and ready for harvest.

Brig. Gen. Tekle made the call during an inspection tour he conducted to the administrative areas on 18 January. The Governor also called for reinforced role of area administrators and agricultural experts to assist the farmers so that they collect their harvest on time. read more

January 16, 2020

Activities by nationals in Diaspora

Activities by nationals in Diaspora

Asmara, 16 January 2020- Eritrean nationals residing in Sudan, Kuwait, Germany and Sweden held discussions on the objective situation in the homeland and timely responsibility of nationals.

According to report, the Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in Sudan, Mr. Ibrahim Idris conducted seminar to nationals on the efforts being exerted to ensure social justice, the ongoing big development programs with a view to improve the living standard of nationals as well as on the objective regional and global situation. read more

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January 20, 2020

Embassy of China in Eritrea celebrated Chinese New Year

Embassy of China in Eritrea celebrated Chinese New Year

Asmara, 20 January 2020 – The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Eritrea on 18 January celebrated the Spring Festival heralding Chinese New Year.

The national anthems of Eritrea and China were played at the opening of the ceremony, which was attended by a number of Eritrean Government officials as well as invited guests. A video presentation depicting the progress of the development of China as well as achievements registered was also presented. Read more

January 16, 2020

Statement by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations

Statement by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations

Statement by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations, during the Security Council Debate on: “Maintenance of international peace and security: Upholding the UN Charter”

13th January 2020, New York

Mr. President,

My delegation wishes to congratulate Vietnam for assuming the presidency of the Council for the month of January and for convening this timely debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: upholding the UN Chaffer”. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome I-I.E. Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam and thank Secretary-General António Guterres and Mrs. Robinson for their statements. Read more

January 11, 2020

Joint Communiqué on the Visit of the President of Somalia H. E. Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed to Eritrea

Joint Communiqué on the Visit of the President of Somalia H. E. Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed to Eritrea

At the official invitation of H. E. President Isaias Afwerki, H. E. Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed, President of Somalia, visited Eritrea from 10-11 January, 2020. During the visit, the two leaders held frank and extensive talks on bilateral relations and regional matters of common interest.

The two Presidents noted with satisfaction the robust growth in bilateral cooperation since the signing of their Joint Declaration on Friendship and Comprehensive Cooperation on July 29, 2018 in Asmara.

The two Heads of State also appreciated the progress in the cooperation between Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia based on their Tripartite Agreement of September 2018. Read more

January 7, 2020

Senior Eritrean delegation participates at Red Sea and Gulf of Aden States Council

Senior Eritrean delegation participates at Red Sea and Gulf of Aden States Council

Asmara, 07 January 2020- Senior Eritrean delegation comprising of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, head of Economic Affairs at the PFDJ, participated at the Ministerial Meeting of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden convened in Riyadh.

At the meeting hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia on 6 January, Minister Osman Saleh reiterated Eritrea’s position that the Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden shoulder primary responsibility for the security and development of the Red Sea. Minister Osman further stated that the objective must be to build an effective regional organization with requisite competence and capability. Read more

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