As part of its efforts to develop its human resources, the Marine Ministry graduated on August 1 members of the 20th to 24th round of the National Service trained in different disciplines.
Massawa, 03 August 2013- As part of its efforts to develop its human resources, the Marine Ministry graduated on August 1 members of the 20th to 24th round of the National Service trained in different disciplines.
During the graduation ceremony held at Hirgigo Training Center, Mr. Tewolde Kelati, Minister of Marine Resources, indicated that Eritrea due its geographical location along the Red Sea possesses variety of marine resources, and that the priority of the Ministry is to turn these resources to the advantage of the nation and people by developing the necessary human resources.
Mr. Zewoldi Haile, Head of Human Resources Development in the Ministry, on his part explained that the Hirgigo Training Center in cooperation with the Education Ministry has developed its capacity to provide long-term training, and that theoretical and practical training has been provided on fish catching and inspection of fish quality, as well as on small ships navigation, fishing materials and their usage and making and maintenance of fishing nets.
A representative of the graduates commending the substantial investment the Government is making on the youth, expressed readiness to live up to expectation through applying the skill they have acquired on the ground.
Among the graduates, Mr. Mohammed Siraj Abdulhafis and Ms. Amleset Yemane told Erina that they understand the challenges working on the sea, and that if there is a will nothing is impossible and expressed to live up to the expectations of the Government and people who providing them the opportunity.
Hirgigo Training Center was established in 1996.