Followers of the Christian and Islamic faiths said that the holding of religious holidays constitutes a cornerstone for our co-existence and harmony, as well as reinforcing national unity.
Asmara, 11 September 2010 – Followers of the Christian and Islamic faiths said that the holding of religious holidays constitutes a cornerstone for our co-existence and harmony, as well as reinforcing national unity.
The faithful explained that the prevailing peace and security in the country is the outcome of the long-standing coexistence and mutual respect which was further reinforced through paying heavy joint sacrifices. In this connection, they underscored that such noble values lie behind the success of the impressive development achievements.
Liqe gubae Beyene Eyasu said that unity and mutual respect is the unique characteristic feature of the Eritrean people which continues to be bequeathed from generation to generation. The holding of the two religious holidays at the same time further added color to such a reality.
Mr. Dawud Mohammed Ali indicated on his part that both national and religious holidays in Eritrea play paramount role in reinforcing nationalism and unity. In this regard, he highlighted the need for parents and all institutions to exert still more endeavors so as to properly bequeath such a value to future generations.
Likewise, Liqe Kahnat Solomon Gebreamlak pointed out that religion in Eritrea remained to be the foundation for strong unity, and not a cause for division.
Still another faithful, Mr. Adem Seid Mohammed stated that enemy acts of hostility and conspiracy to undermine such a noble values would continue to be rebuffed through the Eritrean people’s strong unity.