March 1, 2017

Remarks by Ambassador Estifanos Afeworki

Remarks by Ambassador Estifanos Afeworki  of the  State  of Eritrea to Japan

on the  Occasion  of the Reception held  to Honor Ambassador Zemede Tekle Commissioner of the State  of Eritrea’s Visit to Japan – Tokyo  Sheraton Miyako  Hotel  February 23, 2017

Honorable  Asahiko  MIHARAActing President of Japan  – AU Parliamentary Friendship   Association,
H.E.  Mr. Takeshi  OSUGA Director  General  for African Affairs Department of Foreign  Affairs of Japan,
Mr. Yasuo MYAZAWA  SEISA Group Founder  and  CEO,
Honorable   Members  of Parliament,  Mayors,  Excellencies and  Dear Colleagues,
Ladies and  Gentlemen

First  of all let me express  my deep  felt gratitude and appreciation    for accepting  our invitation  to participate,   in spite  of your  busy  schedules,   in this reception   which  is being held to honor  Ambassador   ZEMEDE Tekle  –  Sports  and Culture  Commissioner   of the  State of Eritrea’s   working  visit to Japan  from  February   19 to 26, 2017. Read more

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

December 21, 2016

ERI-NEWS Bi-Weekly Newsletter

ERI-NEWS Bi-Weekly Newsletter – 63rd Edition

March 1, 2017

Eritrean Cyclist Mekseb Debesai Stands First at Tour de Langkawi

Eritrean Cyclist Mekseb Debesai Stands First at Tour de Langkawi

Asmara, 27 February 2017- Eritrean cyclist and member of Dimension Data Club Mekseb Debesai stands first in the fourth stage of Tour de Langkawi that took place on 18 February in Malaysia. (more…)

March 1, 2017

Ambassador Zemede on Official Visit to Japan

Ambassador Zemede on Official Visit to Japan

Asmara, 25 February 2017 – The Commissioner of Culture and Sports, Ambassador Zemede Tekle is conducting a working visit to Japan from 20 to 26 February.

Ambassador Zemede held talks with Japanese Ministers of Olympics and Para-Olympics and Foreign Affairs, Administrator of Kinagawa Region, Vice Director of the Executive Committee for  Tokyo Olympics 2020 as well as other heads of sports. (more…)


Haddas Ertra

Eritrea – Alhaditha
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…)

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