Various activities by nationals in Diaspora

Nationals residing in Sweden,  The Netherlands, Australia and South Sudan conducted various activities portraying their attachment with their homeland. Asmara, 13 February 2020 – Nationals residing in Sweden,  The Netherlands, Australia and South Sudan conducted various activities portraying their attachment with their homeland.

According to report, Eritreans residing in Stockholm, Sweden, commemorated the 30th Anniversary of Operation Fenkil under the theme “Operation Fenkil for Development”.

At the event, Mr. Yonas Mana, Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in Scandinavian countries, stated that the commemoration event of Operation Fenkil that elucidated total independence of Eritrea is a reminder to every citizen to renew pledge to live up to expectations of martyrs and strengthen participation in the nation building process.

Mr. Yonas further called on participants to play due role in transferring the shining history to posterity.

The commemorative event was highlighted by artistic and cultural performances depicting the historic Operation.

Likewise, nationals residing in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, The Netherlands, commemorated the 30th Anniversary of the Operation Fenkil on 1 and 8 February respectively.

Speaking at the commemorative events, Mr. Solomon Mehari, head of the Eritrean Consul in The Netherlands, pointed out that Operation Fenkil had significant contribution in the final push for the total independence of Eritrea and called on the participants to strengthen contribution in support of families of martyrs. Mr. Solomon also called on the nationals to strengthen contribution in the implementation of the development drives in the new era of peace and cooperation.

In related news, the Eritrean community in Melbourne, Australia, commemorated the 30th anniversary of Operation Fenkil. At the commemorative event that was highlighted by artistic and cultural performances, Mr. Mehari Tekeste, Consul General of Eritrea, gave extensive briefing on the historic event.

Participants on their part expressed readiness to reinforce contribution by strengthening organizational capacity.

In the mean while, the Embassy of Eritrea in the Republic of South Sudan organized activity assessment meeting on 9 February in Juba.

Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrean Ambassador in South Sudan, presented three years activity report and answered questions forwarded by participants.

The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented and adopted various recommendations.