President Isaias Afwerki today laid wreath at Tiwalet Monument in connection with the Silver Jubilee Commemoration of Operation Fenkil.
Massawa, 12 February 2015 – President Isaias Afwerki today laid wreath at Tiwalet Monument in connection with the Silver Jubilee Commemoration of Operation Fenkil.
Present on the occasion were Ministers, regional Administrators, Army Commanders, senior government and PFDJ officials, as well as participants of the commemorative event.
The PFDJ Secretary, Mr. Al-Amin Mohammed Seid, Gen. Filipos Woldeyohanes, Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Armed Forces, Ms. Tekha Tesfamichael, Chairperson of the National Union of Eritrean Women, the Administrator of the Northern Red Sea region, Ms. Tsegereda Woldegergis, and Mr. Kidane Woldeselasie, Administrator of Massawa city, respectively also laid wreath at the Patriots Monument.
President Isaias also inaugurated a sculpture prepared by Artist Mulugeta Ogbatensae, highlighting an assault by tanks of the liberation forces in Sigalet Ketan, the heavy sacrifices paid and the heroic feats of the freedom fighters witnessed thereof.
Moreover, the President inaugurated and observed a pictorial exhibition by the Ministries of Information and Defence, in addition to housing styles and traditional dances from the sub-zones and Fighters Associations.
Different sports activities were also conducted, and that carnival shows, documentary films and performances by cultural troupes were scheduled for the afternoon hours.