January 20, 2019

Epiphany Celebrated Nationwide

Epiphany Celebrated Nationwide

Asmara, 19 January 2019 – Epiphany (Timket) was colorfully celebrated nationwide Today 19 January. The religious observance here in the capital in which thousands of the faithful took part also witnessed a night long prayer. The observance conducted in the morning hours of today at the Epiphany Holy Water spot was headed by Abune Lukas, Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church and several religious leaders attended. Dr. Nuguse Legese, member of the World Churches Council and head of African Affairs as well as several government officials and thousands of the faithful took part in the celebration.

January 17, 2019

Government of Eritrea sends message of condolences

Government of Eritrea sends message of condolences

Asmara, 16 January 2019- The Government of Eritrea has condemned the heinous and cowardly attack perpetrated in Nairobi. In a letter to Ambassador Monica Kathina Juma, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya, Mr. Osman Saleh conveyed message of condolences to the Government and people of Kenya. Minister Osman also wished speedy recovery to the wounded.

Foreign Minister Osman Saleh expressed Eritrea’s resolve and commitment to support Kenya’s relentless all rounded effort to eradicate terrorism from its land and neighboring Somalia.

January 12, 2019

Eritrean Community Festival in Australia commences

Eritrean Community Festival in Australia commences

Asmara, 12 January 2019 – Festival of Eritrean communities in Australia commenced yesterday 11 January in Melbourne with patriotic zeal.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the festival in which nationals from various Australian cities and invited guests took part, Mr. Mehari Tekeste General Counsel of Eritrea in Australia and New Zealand said that this year’s festival is unique for it is being held at the time of the unfolding peace and cooperation in the region. He also congratulated the people of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Mr. Mehari further expressed expectation that the Eritrean people will repeat the miracle demonstrated in the past in the realization of the national vision. Read more

January 10, 2019

Southern region 18th regular Assembly meeting

Southern region 18th regular Assembly meeting

Mendefera, 10 January 2019- The Southern region regional Assembly held its 18th regular meeting on 9 January in Mendefera.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Weldai Ghebre, Chairman of the regional Assembly, said that the new era of peace prospect shoulders every citizen to work hard for the national development.

Indicating that peace is the foundation of development and prosperity, Mr. Weldai called for reinforcing participation in realizing the national vision through taking advantage of the opportunities available. Read more

January 8, 2019

Omhajer-Humera border point re-opened

Omhajer-Humera border point re-opened

Asmara, 11 September 2018- President Isaias Afwerki and Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed officially opened today, 7 January 2019, the Omhajer- Humera border points connecting the two countries.

The Omhajer-Humera road that has been closed for 20 years is important road transporting people and goods from and to Eritrea-Ethiopia.

The event was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Osman Saleh, Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Commandor of the Western Front, Brig. Gen. Tekle Kiflai on the Eritrean side and Dr. Debretsion Gebremicael, President of the Tigray region, Mr. Gedu Endargachew, President of the Amhara region and Gen. Seare Mekonnen, Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Armed Forces on the Ethiopian side. Read more

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President Isaias departed to Abu Dhabi

Joint Press Statement between Somalia and Eritrea

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