February 14, 2017

Cabinet of Ministers Holds Meeting

Cabinet of Ministers Holds Meeting

Asmara, 10 February 2017 – The Eritrean Cabinet of Ministers held a two-day regular meeting in the port city of Massawa. In the opening session, President Isaias Afwerki presented budgetary priorities for 2017.

In a paper he presented on Wednesday, the President pointed out that budget allocation for this year features among the priorities of the main national programs. President Isaias gave extensive briefing regarding the ongoing salary increment, supply and sustainability of basic consumer goods, provision of adequate and reliable power supply, improving the supply of potable water to villages, cities and semi-urban centers both in quantity and quality, provision of educational and health services, ensuring macro-economic stability, efforts to narrow the gap between import and export, effective tax collection, restructuring government institutions as well as strengthening political and development endeavors. Read more

February 1, 2017

Intervention by H.E. Ambassador Araia Desta, Head of Delegation

Intervention by H.E. Ambassador Araia Desta, Head of Delegation

on the ‘Report of the Peace and Security Council on its Activities and the State of Peace and Security in Africa’ at the 28th Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union

Mr. Chairman,

Allow me, at the outset, to convey to you and this august Assembly the warm greetings of your brother H.E. Mr. Isaias Afwerki, President of the State of Eritrea. Read more

January 31, 2017

President Isaias explains Eritrea’s stance on key regional and global issues

President Isaias explains Eritrea’s stance on key regional and global issues

Asmara, 30 January 2017- In the second day of his interview with national media outlets on Saturday evening, President Isaias Afwerki dwelt mostly on important regional and global issues.

President Isaias also described in greater detail current urban housing problems and the GOE’s planned schemes that are aimed at addressing, incrementally, the prevailing acute shortages in the capital and other urban centers.  President Isaias also described the broad contours of the constitution drafting process underway and associated efforts to strengthen the PFDJ. Read more

January 28, 2017

Local Media Interview with President Isaias

Interview with President Isaias

Asmara – Eritrea’s local media conducted an extensive interview with President Isaias Afwerki yesterday mainly focusing on projected public development programmes for this year and other issues of importance to the domestic audience. Read more

December 21, 2016

ERI-NEWS Bi-Weekly Newsletter

ERI-NEWS Bi-Weekly Newsletter – 63rd Edition

February 18, 2017

Eritrea wins Men and Women Elite TTT and ITT in African Continental Cycling Championship

Eritrea wins Men and Women Elite TTT and ITT in African Continental Cycling Championship

Asmara, 18 February 2017 – The 2017 African Continental Cycling Championship that started on Tuesday in the Egyptian city of Luxor witnessed extraordinary performance the Eritrean National Cycling team that comfortably won the 57.8 Km Team Time Trial (TTT) both in the elite men and women. (more…)

February 17, 2017

Eritrean nationals commemorate Operation Fenkil

Eritrean nationals commemorate Operation Fenkil

Asmara, 16 February 2017- Eritrean nationals residing in Mannheim, Germany, commemorated the 27th anniversary of Operation Fenkil on 10 February under the theme ““Fenkil: Precursor of the Final Phase”.

The event which was organized by the YPFDJ branch in Mannheim was attended by, the head of the Public and Community Affairs in Germany, Mr. Kahsai Tewolde and a number of youth and parents. (more…)


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Eritrea – Alhaditha
February 14, 2017

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil conducted with great patriotic zeal

Commemoration of Operation Fenkil conducted with great patriotic zeal

Asmara, 13 February 2017 – The commemoration of the 27th anniversary of Operation Fenkil, which was held from February 10 to 12 under the theme, “Fenkil: Precursor of the Final Phase” was conducted with enthusiasm.

In the morning hours of February 11, President Isaias Afwerki laid wreath at Tiwalet Monument in connection with the Commemoration of 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, Ms. Tsigereda Weldegiorgis, Governor of the Northern Red Sea region, and Mr. Kidane Weldesilassie Mayor of Massawa city respectively also laid wreath at the Patriots Monument. (more…)

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