January 10, 2022

Resolve to strengthen participation in national...

Resolve to strengthen participation in national affairs

Asmara, 10 January 2022- At a public seminar the Eritrean Embassy organized, Eritrean nationals residing in the port city of Mombasa, Eritre, expressed readiness to strengthen participation in national affairs. At the seminar, Mr. Beyene Russom, Eritrean Ambassador to Kenya, gave an extensive briefing on the objective situation in the homeland as well as regional developments.

Providing an extensive briefing on the opportunities and challenges created by the peace and cooperation agreement reached between Eritrean and Ethiopia in 2018, Ambassador Beyene said that the instability being witnessed in the region is the making of external forces that are not pleased with the promising situation prevailing. Read more

November 19, 2021

Memorial service of nationals in Sudan and South...

Memorial service of nationals in Sudan and South Sudan

Asmara, 19 November 2021- Eritrean nationals in the Republic of Sudan organized memorial service on the passing away of Mr. Alamin Mohammed Seid, Secretary of the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice.

At the event in which Mr. Isa Ahmed Isa, Eritrean Ambassador to the Sudan, members of the Diplomatic Corps, religious leaders, heads of national associations as well as Sudanese friends and nationals took part, the nationals expressed readiness to implement the trust of the fallen heroes by reinforcing their participation in national affairs. Read more

October 7, 2021

Regular Session of DLCO-EA Governing Council of...

Regular Session of DLCO-EA Governing Council of Ministers

Asmara, 07 October 2021 – The 66th Regular Session of the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) Governing Council of Ministers commences today, 7 October at Asmara Palace Hotel.

Ministers of Agriculture of Eritrea, South Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Kenya are participating.

The regular Governing Council of Ministers session is the continuation of the 66th Regular Session of the DLCO-EA Executive Committee that was held from 4-6 October.

In his keynote address, the Minister of Agriculture of Eritrea, Mr. Arefaine Berhe highlighting Eritrea’s experience regarding control of desert locust stated that since 2006 the world is passing through a period of food shortages and soaring food prices mainly due to crop loss caused by pests and diseases and underlined the role of the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa in tackling the situation.

The Executive Director of the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA), Dr. Stephen W. Njoka on his part noting that member countries are using chemicals to control pests that are harmful to human safety and environment underscored the urgency of switching to biological and mechanical means of control. He further indicated that the organization is working on developing components of preventive, eco-friendly and more cost-effective mechanism for locusts based on benign and bio-rational control tools and tactics.

The State Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries of Uganda and Chairman of the DLCO-EA Governing Council of Ministers Mr. Fred Bwino Kyakulaga on his part noted that the organization has continued to promote food security in the region through its mandate of combating the migratory pests namely desert locusts, Quelea birds, armyworms, and Tsetse flies. He also commended the organization for saving member countries million of dollars by protecting their crops and not importing food. Read more

September 23, 2021

Ambassador Yohannes meets South Sudan’s Foreign...

Ambassador Yohannes meets South Sudan’s Foreign Minister

Asmara, 23 September 2021- Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, met and held talks with Mr. Mayiik Ayii Deng, Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Sudan, on strengthening bilateral relations and regional issues of interest to the two countries.

The two sides discussed the significance of the implementation of the bilateral agreement and the understandings reached by the two countries in developing bilateral relations and cooperation. Read more

September 6, 2021

Ambassador Isa delivered message of President...

Ambassador Isa delivered message of President Isaias

Asmara, 06 September 2021- Mr. Isa Ahmed Isa, Eritrean Ambassador in Sudan, delivered a message of President Isaias Afwerki to Gen. Abdul Fatah Al-Burhan, Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council. The message of President Isaias focuses on the development of bilateral ties and mutual cooperation based on good neighborliness as well as regional issues of mutual interest.

At the meeting held at the office of Gen. Al-Burhan, the two sides discussed strengthening bilateral relations to the benefit of the peoples of the two countries.

Pointing out that the bilateral relation between Eritrea and Sudan is deep-rooted, Gen. Al-Burhan expressed good wishes to President Isaias Afwerki.

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