President Isaias Afwerki expressed his best wishes and a Happy New Year to the people of Eritrea living inside the country and abroad, to the members of the Eritrean Defense Force as well as to friends and well wishers of Eritrea.
Asmara, 02 January 2017 - President Isaias Afwerki expressed his best wishes and a Happy New Year to the people of Eritrea living inside the country and abroad, to the members of the Eritrean Defense Force as well as to friends and well wishers of Eritrea.
In a message broadcast on Eri-Tv and Dimtsi Hafash radio outlets, President Isaias stated that the Eritrean people have secured and preserved their nation’s independence and territorial integrity through solid determination, unity and sacrifice. President Isaias underlined that the steadfastness and commitments the Eritrean people have and continue to display in the arduous journey of nation-building and development are eloquent testimonies to the bright future of the country.
Mr. Ibrahim Ikud, head of the Ministry of Education branch in Selea sub-zone, Anseba region, called for maintaining the momentum of providing quality education.
Sela, 02 January 2017 – Mr. Ibrahim Ikud, head of the Ministry of Education branch in Selea sub-zone, Anseba region, called for maintaining the momentum of providing quality education.
Pointing out that commendable outcome has been recorded in the development of the society thanks to the quality education that has been provided, Mr. Ibrahim said that concerted efforts in the endeavor is still necessary considering the nomadic ways of life and scattered villages the inhabitants are leading. He further called on parents of the sub-zone to encourage their children to go to school to enable them secure a better future for themselves and their community.
The sub-zone administration in partnership with stakeholders is currently supporting 34 students with accommodation and education materials that were previously living 70 km away from the nearest accessible education facility in Rikib.
Mr. Wuela Mohammed Ali, administrator of the Selea sub-zone, on his part revealed plan of regrouping of scattered villages to enable the inhabitants become beneficiaries of social service rendering institutions.
In Selea sub-zone there are 2 kindergartens, 5 elementary, 2 Junior and 5 adult education schools.
Residents of Dirko, Mefleso, Tzigirdale and Igri-Mekhel of Imni-Haili sub-zone have reassured commitment to continue soil and water conservation popular activities initiated in their respective areas.
Mendefera, 02 January 2017 – Residents of Dirko, Mefleso, Tzigirdale and Igri-Mekhel of Imni-Haili sub-zone have reassured commitment to continue soil and water conservation popular activities initiated in their respective areas.
The inhabitants pointed out that the precious soil and water conservation popular campaigns have positive impacted this year’s abundant harvest and prevention of land degradation due to erosion.
Mr. Mengis Teame, head of the Ministry of Agriculture branch in the sub-zone, indicated that with the recommendations and regular follow-ups from experts in the agricultural field, the inhabitants of the sub-zone have constructed 24,000 km terraces and 3,552 meter cubes of embankments to supplement their agricultural efforts.
At an annual assessment meeting conducted recently, it was reported that the PFDJ branch in the Central region has implemented praiseworthy activities in 2016.
Asmara, 1 January 2017 - At an annual assessment meeting conducted recently, it was reported that the PFDJ branch in the Central region has implemented praiseworthy activities in 2016.
Reports including expansion of activities, tour to regions as well as popular campaign conducted were presented at the meeting. According to reports, it was noted that organizational capacity is improving from time to time and commendable activities have been made to alleviate challenges.
The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented and called for enhancing effort to improve the livelihood of citizens, effective potable water distribution, notable house rent procedure, as well as follow up on transportation tariff.
Commending the activities implemented in 2016, Mr. Yosuf Saiq, Secretary of the PFDJ in the Central region, called on the participants to reinforce participation for the success of 2017 development programs.
In the same vein, the PFDJ offices in the sub-zones of Haikota, Mogolo and Aqordet conducted similar meetings.
President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to several Heads of State and Government on the advent of the New Year once again drawing their attention to continued injustices meted to Eritrea.
Asmara, 1 January 2017 - President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to several Heads of State and Government on the advent of the New Year once again drawing their attention to continued injustices meted to Eritrea. The President underlined that such indefensible acts not only contravene fundamental tenets of international law and morality but are also fraught with perilous threats to regional peace and security.
Recalling that 14 years have elapsed since the adoption of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission ruling on the border delimitation and demarcation, the President pointed out that sovereign Eritrean territories still remain under occupation. In this connection, he called on the leaders to ensure the respect of the rule of law.
President Isaias went on to underline that the Eritrean people have been wronged several times at the hands of the UN in the past and as such they deserve redress and reparations for the wrongs done and not continued and unjustified punishment.
In regard to the illegal and unfair sanctions against Eritrea, the President noted that the unjustifiable sanctions were passed deceitfully on fabricated charges which had no basis on law or facts. President Isaias stressed that the main purpose of the sanctions was to deflect international attention from the occupation of sovereign Eritrean territories and thereby corner Eritrea from advocating its legitimate rights.
President Isaias underlined that the continued wrong doings against the Eritrean people, coupled with the occupation of sovereign Eritrean territories constitute harm beyond reparation and called on the UN Security Council to rectify its errors without further delay.