The Eritrean community festival in Germany that was underway from 12 July in Giessen concludes on 14 July with patriotic zeal.
Asmara, 15 July 2019- The Eritrean community festival in Germany that was underway from 12 July in Giessen concludes on 14 July with patriotic zeal.
The three day festival that has been celebrated under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress” was attended by a number of nationals from various cities of Germany and other European countries as well as friends of Eritrea.
The guests of honor, Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, head of PFDJ Economic Affairs conducted seminar on the objective situation in the homeland and the region as well as economic situation and future prospect.
Indicating that in the past 20 years the Eritrean people have emerged victorious against all external conspiracies aimed at derailing the country’s economic progress, Foreign Minister Osman Saleh called on the citizens to strengthen organizational capacity and contribution in the national development programs.
Minister Osman also gave briefing on the huge investment being made in transportation infrastructure as well as on the effort being exerted to finalize the legal procedures for opening the Eritrea-Ethiopia crossing borders.
Mr. Hagos on his part said that priority is being provided to the agricultural sector with a view to ensure food security as well as export. Mr. Hagos went on to say that priority will be given to nationals in the export oriented agricultural investment.
The Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) has graduated yesterday, 13th July 1166 students with masters, first degrees as well as diplomas.
Asmara, 14 July 2019 – The Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) has graduated yesterday, 13th July 1166 students with masters, first degrees as well as diplomas.
According to report, the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) conferred Master’s degree to 4 students, first degree to 583 and diploma to 579 students.
The graduates include 548 students from the college of Education, 369 from College of Engineering and Technology, and 245 students from College of Science.
In related news, at its 12th commencement, the Massawa based College of Marine Sciences and Technology has graduated on 13 July, 131 students, 88 with first degree and 43 with diploma.
At the graduation ceremony in which ministers, the Executive Director of the National Commission of Higher Education and Research Institute, Dr. Haile Mihtsun took part, Prof. Gebrai Asgedom, Dean of the College, indicating that the expansion of colleges throughout the country attests to the huge investment the Government is making in the Education sector in the past 28 years, indicated that all graduates from the colleges are exerting commendable contribution in the national development endeavors.
Prof. Gebray went on to say that thanks to the organizational restructuring made in 2018 in the higher education institutions, the three fields of study that were under the auspices of the Eritrean Institute of Technology have become autonomous institutions.
Mr. Abraha Asfaha, Minister of Public Works on his part stating that the graduates have been equipped with the appropriate skill, profession and knowledge called on them to practically upgrade their skill on the ground and contribute in the national development program.
Commending for the educational opportunity they were provided, the representative of the graduates expressed readiness to live up to the expectations of the people and Government.
At the graduation event, outstanding graduates were honored with medals.
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Annual Festival of Eritreans in Germany opened yesterday, 12 July graced by the presence of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of PFDJ Economic Affairs.
Asmara, 13 July 2019 – Annual Festival of Eritreans in Germany opened yesterday, 12 July graced by the presence of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of PFDJ Economic Affairs.
At the festival which is being celebrated with great enthusiasm in Giessen city under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”, a number of nationals from various cities of Germany and other European countries as well as friends of Eritrea are participating.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Hadish Goitom, Chairman of Holydays Coordinating Committee in Germany stated that this year’s festival is unique and expressed appreciation to all those who organized the event.
Noting that this year’s national festival is being celebrated at a time in which the first anniversary of the peace agreement reached between Eritrea and Ethiopia is being celebrated, Mr. Kahsai Tewelde, Head of Public and Community Affairs at the Embassy of Eritrea in Germany said that the festival highlights the steadfast resilience the people and Government of Eritrea demonstrated in the last twenty years.
The three-day event will feature seminars on topical national issues, public meeting with Friends of Eritrea, and cultural shows among others.
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