February 26, 2019

Southern region: 79% of residents have access to...

Southern region: 79% of residents have access to clean water

Mendefera, 26 February 2019 –Owing to the potable water system implemented, 79% of the residents of the Southern region have access to clean water, Mr. Kibrom Misgna, head of water branch at the region stated. Stating that in the last several years potable water projects have been put in place in villages, semi-urban centers, and towns, Mr. Kibrom said that 25% of the projects are manual pumped, and 54% are solar and electric powered. Read more

February 22, 2019

Eritrean national cultural troupe concludes tour...

Eritrean national cultural troupe concludes tour to Ethiopia

Asmara, 22 February 2019- The Eritrean national cultural troupe that has been performing in various Ethiopian cities beginning from 14 February under the theme “Cultural Tour for Peace” stages its final performance at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa.

The performance that was attended by senior Eritrean and Ethiopian government officials, members of the diplomatic corps and invited guests was broadcast live by Ethiopian television. Read more

February 21, 2019

Eritrean senior delegation on working visit to...

Eritrean senior delegation on working visit to Ethiopia

Asmara, 21 February 2019- Eritrean senior delegation comprising Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab are on an official working visit to Ethiopia.

The delegation to day, 21 February, delivered message of President Isaias Afwerki to Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed focusing on bilateral relations and regional developments of interest to both countries.

The Joint High Level Committee of Eritrea and Ethiopia also met to discuss the progress of bilateral relations and cooperation.

Meeting on implementation of agricultural...

Meeting on implementation of agricultural development

Asmara, 20 February 2019- At a meeting conducted on 19 February, the Governor of the Central region, Maj. Gen. Romodan Osman Aweliay gave extensive briefing on the implementation of charted out agricultural development programs of 2019.

According to the charted out development program, land for residential houses will be allotted in the villages of Zager, Tsehaflam and Afdeyu, four micro-dams will be constructed in various areas, select wheat seeds will be distributed to farmers for cultivation, terraces will be constructed around the Mai Nefhi and Adi-Sheka dams, over one million tree seedlings will be prepared from nine nurseries, effort will be exerted to strengthen the associations of poultry, bee and diary farmers, as well as others.

The participants on their part expressed readiness to play due part in the implementation of the programs.

MoH designs new health policy

MoH designs new health policy

Asmara, 20 February 2019- The Ministry of Health organized a workshop today, 20 February, aimed at designing new health policy to be implemented until 2030. According to report, the new policy takes into consideration timely national, regional and global health standards.

Indicating that commendable progress has been so far achieved in the health sector, Ms. Amina Nurhussen, Minister of Health, gave extensive briefing on the effort exerted to prepare the new health policy document and its objective. Read more

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