Reports indicate that Eritreans residing in Riyadh and its environs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Las Vegas, USA, as well as Canada and Qatar enthusiastically celebrated 21st Independence Day.
Asmara, 27 May 2012- Reports indicate that Eritreans residing in Riyadh and its environs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Las Vegas, USA, as well as Canada and Qatar enthusiastically celebrated 21st Independence Day.
The celebrations conducted in Riyadh in which thousands of citizens participated, Ambassador Omar Mahmud explaining on the current state of national development and progress, underlined that it is through preserving unity and reinforcing resistance that the sovereignty, stability and development progress could be attained.
He further stated that restructuring would be made aimed at strengthening the integrated national resistance that was going on in different parts of the world.
During the celebrations that was outstanding with cultural preparations participants expressed resolve to reinforce participation in development programs.
In the similar celebrations in Las Vegas, USA, Mr. Biniam Teame, representative of the Eritrean Consular Affairs, expressed that the 21st Independence Day is unique in all aspects for it is being celebrated at a time the Eritrean people is standing firm on a solid foundation.
Reports indicated that programs organized by the youth added color to the celebrations.
Likewise, during the celebrations they conducted, Eritreans residing in Toronto, Canada, expressed resolve to contribute their part for the economic progress of the their country.
Eritreans residing in Doha, Qatar, during the celebrations they conducted on 25 May reiterated that the 21st Independence Day is unique for it is being celebrated a time the national resistance has reached to its peak and that its impact is becoming perceptible. They also expressed determination to stand along side their Government and people to back up the success of development programs.
In a speech he delivered, Ambassador Ali Ibrahim said that this year’s Independence Day celebrations has strong meaning for it is being celebrated at a time in which the Eritrean people had attained its vision through its strong resistance and that the initiated national development programs are well progressing.
Reports also indicate that different cultural programs were staged during the celebrations.