June 30, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

12 patients were diagnosed positive for COVID 19 in tests carried out in Quarantine Centers in Southern Region and Northern Red Sea Region today. The five patients in the Southern Region (4 in the environs of Forto/Senafe and 1 in Enda Giorghis) were recent returnees from Ethiopia while the seven patients in Northern Red Sea Region (4 in the environs of Karora, 2 in Mai Himet and 1in Nakfa) returned from Sudan in the past weeks.

In spite of the ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole, influx of our nationals to the country from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen through irregular land and sea routes continues to-date. On the other hand, 3 patients have recovered fully and were released from the hospital in Asmara today. read more

June 29, 2020

Contribution to bolster National Fund

Contribution to bolster National Fund

Asmara 29 June 2020- Contribution by nationals inside the country and abroad to the effort to combat the spread of corona virus is continuing.According to the Eritrean Consulate General in Australia, Eritrean nationals in Melbourne contributed additional 10 thousand Australia Dollars and Eritrean community in Brisbane in connection with Martyrs Day contributed 4 thousand and 870 Australia Dollars.

Likewise, the Melbourne branch of the National Union of Eritrean Women, ‘Sinit’ association and Mr. Sebhatleab and his wife Ms. Ghidei Haile assumed the responsibility of supporting families of martyrs.Similarly, small businesses and cooperative associations in the Southern and Central regions contributed a total of 10 thousand and 585 Nakfa. read more


Haddas Ertra

Eritrea – Alhaditha
June 27, 2020

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Twenty four (24) patients were diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in extensive tests carried out today for the second and last large batch of nationals who returned from Sudan recently and were put in Quarantine Centers in the environs of Adibara; Gash Barka Region. In spite of the ban on people’s movements in the region as a whole, influx of our nationals to the country from Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and Yemen through irregular land and sea routes continues to-date. The total number of confirmed cases in the county has now risen to 191. 53 of these have recovered fully and were released from hospital while the remaining 138 are receiving necessary medical treatment.

Ministry of Health
Asmara, 27 June 2020

June 25, 2020

President Isaias Afwerki on a working visit to Sudan

President Isaias Afwerki on a working visit to Sudan

Asmara, 25 June 2020 –  On the invitation of Sudan’s President of Sovereign Council, Gen. Abdel Fatah al Burhan, President Isaias Afwerki departed to Khartoum at 10:00 a.m. this morning for three-day working visit. Presidential delegation includes Foreign Minister Mr. Osman Saleh and Pre. Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab.
President Isaias Afwerki’s current visit to the Sudan will focus on enhancement of bilateral ties as well as consolidation of ongoing endeavours for regional cooperation and integration.

President Isaias arrives in Khartoum

Eritrean nationals commemorate Martyrs Day

Contribution to bolster National Fund

Contribution to fight COVID-19 pandemic

June 25, 2020

President Isaias arrives in Khartoum

President Isaias arrives in Khartoum

Asmara, 25 June 2020- President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Khartoum for three-day working visit to the Sudan on invitation of Gen. Abdel Fatah al Burhan, President of the Sudanese Sovereign Council. Upon arrival at Khartoum International Airport, President Isaias was accorded warm welcome by Gen. Abdel Fatah al Burhan.

In their first meeting today, President Isaias Afwerki and Gen, Abdel Fatah al Burhan reviewed the progress in bilateral relations and regional cooperation since the changes in the Sudan and the region. The two leaders also agreed to bolster joint efforts to advance the ambitious plans of the two countries for bilateral relationship as well as regional integration. The Presidential delegation includes Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab.

 

 

 

 

June 21, 2020

Eritrean nationals commemorate Martyrs Day

Eritrean nationals commemorate Martyrs Day

Asmara, 21 June 2020- Eritrean nationals in Saudi Arabia, Republic of Sudan and Republic of South Sudan commemorated 20 June, Martyrs Day with patriotic zeal. According to reports, the nationals commemorated Martyrs Day with candle vigil in their homes respecting the guidelines of their respective countries of residence to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

Nationals in Saudi Arabia as part of the support they were extending to families of martyrs, they contributed 46 thousand Riyals in support of 13 families of martyrs. Nationals in Bahrain also contributed 7 thousand Riyals to augment the Martyrs Trust Fund. Read more

June 16, 2020

Contribution to bolster National Fund

Contribution to bolster National Fund

Asmara, 16 June 2020- According to the report from the Eritrean Embassy in the Sudan, Eritrean nationals in Sudan contributed 5 thousand Dollars and 100 thousands Sudanese Pound to bolster the National Fund to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Accordingly, ‘Nibal’ Transportation Company contributed 5 thousand Dollars while ‘Senait’ Transportation Company contributed 100 thousand Sudanese Pounds. So far nationals residing in the Sudan have contributed over 5 million Sudanese Pounds and 11 thousand and 450 Dollars. Read more

June 9, 2020

Contribution to fight COVID-19 pandemic

Contribution to fight COVID-19 pandemic

Asmara, 09 June 2020- Contribution by nationals to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic is continuing.

According to the Ministry of Health, employees of Mendefera sub-zone contributed 84 thousand and 555 Nakfa, employees of Maritime Service Corporation 42 thousand and 671 Nakfa, Eri-Tel Assab branch 10 thousand and 817 Nakfa, Aman Hakim cement product enterprise in Mhyaw 10 thousand Nakfa, and other small businesses and cooperative associations in Gash Barka and Central regions contributed a total of 25 thousand Nakfa.

According to the Eritrea’s Consul General in Toronto, nationals in Canada have made additional contribution of 125 thousand Canadian Dollars towards augmenting the National Fund to fight COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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