June 22, 2019

Eritreans in the Middle East commemorate Martyrs Day

Eritreans in the Middle East commemorate Martyrs Day

Asmara, 21 June 2019- Eritrean nationals residing in Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates commemorated Martyrs Day, 20 June with candle vigil and other programs depicting the significance of the day.

At the commemoration event held in Riyadh in which a number of nationals took part 27,667 Saudi Riyal was contributed towards augmenting the Martyrs Trust Fund.

Speaking at the event, Ms. Weini Gerezgiher, Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy, said that June 20 is a day in which national renew their pledge to live up to the expectation of martyrs and that it is the responsibility of every citizen to support families of martyrs. read more

June 20, 2019


Haddas Ertra

Eritrea – Alhaditha
June 20, 2019

Keynote Address by President Isaias Afwerki on Martyrs Day

Eritrea and Ethiopia conferred peace award

Chairman of TMC of Sudan arrives in Asmara

President Isaias Afwerki returned home

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to Egypt

June 17, 2019

Eritrea and Ethiopia conferred peace award

Eritrea and Ethiopia conferred peace award

Asmara, 17 June 2019- Schengen Peace Foundation and World Peace Forum conferred the ‘Luxemburg’ Peace Award to Eritrea and Ethiopia for the 2018 initiative to promote peace and outstanding peace achievement.

The awards were received by Mr. Negassi Kassa, Eritrean Ambassador to the European Union and Mr. Grum Abay, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Luxemburg. Read more

June 14, 2019

Chairman of TMC of Sudan arrives in Asmara

Chairman of TMC of Sudan arrives in Asmara

Asmara, 14 June 2019- The Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) of Sudan, Let. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Al-Burhan arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours of today, June 14 for a working visit to Eritrea.

Upon arrival at the Asmara International Airport, Let. Gen. Al-Burhan was accorded warm welcome by President Isaias Afwerki.

At a meeting the two leaders conducted extensive discussion at the State House, President Isaias expressed Eritrea’s support to the popular Sudanese uprising. Read more

June 11, 2019

President Isaias Afwerki returned home

President Isaias Afwerki returned home

President Isaias Afwerki has returned home in the morning hours of 9 June concluding a two-day working visit to Egypt.

President Isaias Afwerki and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on 8 June held broad discussions on bilateral relations and regional cooperation, focusing on the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa.

The two leaders also expressed concern about the current developments in Sudan and called on the Sudanese people and actors to address the demands of the transition period with responsibility and to resist undue external meddling. Read more

June 8, 2019

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to Egypt

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit to Egypt

Asmara, 08 June 2019- President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo in the morning hours of today, 8 June on a two-day working visit to Egypt.

Upon arrival at the Al-Ittihadiya Palace in the afternoon hours, President Isaias was accorded warm welcome by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi accompanied by guard of honor and national anthems of the two countries.

President Isaias Afwerki and President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held broad discussions on bilateral relations and regional cooperation, focusing on Red Sea as well as the Horn of Africa. Read more

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