PRESS STATEMENT – Eritrea Festival 2017
Today the Festival Task Force announces, that all the infra-structures, programs and facilities have been made ready for participants, as preparation for the grand 16th Eritrean Festival in UK get underway, all the Task Force committee in Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester, Coventry including North, South, East, West London, on their part explained that preparation are in the final stage. Read more
Senior Delegation on Working Visit to Egypt
Asmara, 20 March 2017- A senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a four day official working visit to Egypt.
The Eritrean delegation met the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Mr. Sameh Shukri and discussed on strengthening the existing bilateral ties and particularly in economic, social as well as cultural spheres. Read more
Eritrea participating at international conference
Asmara, 16 March 2017- Eritrea is participating at the 61st Session of the Commission of the Status of Women which is being held from 13 to 24 March in New York City.
Eritrea’s delegation headed by Ms. Tekea Tesfamichael, President of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) is participating in the session in which representatives from over 130 countries are taking part. Read more
Senior Delegation on Working Visit to Morocco
Asmara, 15 March 2017 – A senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a three day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco.
The Eritrean delegation met the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Mr. Salehaddin Mzwar and delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki to King Mohamed the Sixth. Read more
Statement of the Delegation of the State of Eritrea
to the 34th Session of the UNHRC in Response to the Oral Update of the Special Rapporteur.
My delegation does not wish to waste the time of this august body to indulge in acrimonious exchanges with the Special Rapporteur. The selective bias inherent in the so-called testimonies that she brandishes; the lack of professionalism in her overall approach; the political bias and agenda that have marred her recycled reports are these days too well known and acknowledged by a growing number of governments and neutral bodies. In this respect, we see no dividend in dwelling on her statement.
Last year alone, over 112,000 Eritreans in the Diaspora visited their homeland as part and parcel of their routine vacations and also to celebrate the country’s 25th Independence Anniversary. Read more