Various development tasks were accomplished in Areza sub-zone in 2010 at an expenditure of over 26 million Nakfa with a view to improving the socio-economic wellbeing of the people.
Areza, 4 January 2010 – Various development tasks were accomplished in Areza sub-zone in 2010 at an expenditure of over 26 million Nakfa with a view to improving the socio-economic wellbeing of the people.
Reports indicated that new schools were built at a total cost of over 10.3 million Nakfa in the administrative areas of Adi-Hise’a, Geza-Dingur, Bihnuna, Mai-Dima, Adi-Kemsho, Milad-Manta, Adi-Raqba and Mai-Harishe.
The head of administration and finance in the sub-zone, Mr. Mesfin Embaye, pointed out that a micro-dam has been constructed in Adi-Kemsho at a cost of over 1.6 million Nakfa and is already providing service. Monthly benefit scheme and money contributed by Eritrean citizens residing abroad was also extended to families of fallen heroes in the sub-zone, he added.
Noting that anti-mosquito pesticide was spread to prevent malaria infection, he stated that soil and water conservation activities, as well as forestation programs were undertaken. Mr. Mesfin further explained that out of a total of 366 cases presented to community magistrates, 255 were settled through reconciliation.
The Administrator of the sub-zone, Mr. Berhane Mengesha, said on his part that there are plans to install electric lines from Mendefera to Mai-Dima in the New Year. He also called on the farming community to level their farmland in advance, besides boosting fruits and vegetables products.