The 5th Eritrean Mining Conference held at Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital concluded yesterday.
Asmara, 03 October 2014 – The 5th Eritrean Mining Conference held at Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital concluded yesterday.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Mr. Mebrahtu Ogbazghi, Director of mineral resources management in the Ministry of Energy and Mines, underlined the significance of the conference in exchanging experience among the countries and companies that undertake mining activities in Eritrea, in addition to witnessing the prevailing conducive ground in the country thereof. The conference also afforded the participants the opportunity of personally observing the existing resources and investment opportunities in Eritrea, he added.
Mr. Alasadair Smith, who involved himself in mining activities here, stated that Eritrea occupies a special status in the “Arabian-Nubian Shield” zone as regards mining activities.
The participants of the two-day conference are presently conducting a tour of various sites in the country where studies and exploration of mining are undertaking.