May 2, 2020

Support to disadvantaged citizens

Support to disadvantaged citizens

Asmara, 02 May 2020- Nationals residing inside the country and abroad are extending financial and material support to disadvantaged citizens that are compelled to stay at home in connection with the guidelines issued by the Government to fight the spread of the corona virus. Accordingly, the National Union of Eritrean Women in the Central region extended food items to 100 disadvantaged families.

Similarly, the residents of Felket administrative area, Afabet sub-zone, and women ex-liberation fighters in Afabet extended consumer goods to 40 needy nationals and 3 thousand and 600 Nakfa respectively. Likewise, the 71 and 86 Divisions of the Eritrean Defense Forces and youth workers in Nakfa sub-zone extended material support to disadvantaged citizens. Read more

March 17, 2020

Assessment meeting on environmental sanitation...

Assessment meeting on environmental sanitation activities

Massawa, 17 March 2020 – The administration of the Northern Red Sea region conducted assessment meeting on 12 and 13 March in the port city of Massawa on the community led environmental sanitation activities conducted in 2019 and on charted out programs for 2020.

Speaking at the event, D.G. of Social Services in the region, Mr. Rezene Fesseha indicating that important experience was been gained from activities conducted last year, stated that bold initiatives are being taken to complete projects that were not implemented last year due to various circumstances. Mr. Rezene also called for reinforced participation in the implementation of the charted out development programs for the current year. Read more

March 15, 2020

U.S. on Conclusion of Safeguards Agreements and of...

U.S. on Conclusion of Safeguards Agreements and of Additional Protocols with Eritrea

IAEA Board of Governors Meeting, Agenda Item 6(a): The Conclusion of Safeguards Agreements and of Additional Protocols.
U.S. statement as delivered by Ambassador Jackie Wolcott un Vienna, Austria on March 11, 2020.

Madam Chair,

The United States welcomes the actions of Eritrea towards the conclusion of their Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement, modified Small Quantities Protocol and Additional Protocol and encourages Eritrea to bring these agreements into force expeditiously.

We urge states that have not fulfilled their obligation under the NPT to take steps to expedite the conclusion and entry into force of their comprehensive safeguards agreements without delay. We further call upon all states that have not yet done so to bring an Additional Protocol into force. Read more

February 27, 2020

Construction of Gahtelai dam

Construction of Gahtelai dam

Massawa, 27 February 2020- 95% of the main construction of the Gahtelai dam that began in 2016 by Gedem Construction Company has been finalized. The report was made by Mr. Daniel Mebrahtu, coordinator of the project. Gahtelai dam is located in Gahtelai sub-zone, Northern Red Sea region.

Indicating that the Gahtelai dam is expected to alleviate the potable water supply problem in the area in general and that of the port city of Massawa as well as significantly contribute in the agricultural activities in the area, Mr. Daniel said that the Government has deployed adequate human power and machinery for timely completion of the project. Read more

February 26, 2020

NRS regional Assembly regular meeting

NRS regional Assembly regular meeting

Massawa, 26 February 2020- The Northern Red Sea region Assembly conducted its 16th regular meeting on 20 and 21 February under the theme “Development with Work”.

Indicating that the new ear of peace and cooperation unfolding and the lifting of the illegal sanctions was the result of the strong resilience and steadfastness of the Eritrean people and its leadership, Mr. Ibrahim Ali Sheik, Chairman of the Assembly, called for taking advantage of the situation being created for the benefit of the people and country. Read more

Contribution to bolster National Fund

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Contribution of nationals in Scandinavian...

Announcement from the Ministry of Health...

Contribution to fight COVID-19 pandemic