Official commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of Operation Fenkil conducted with patriotic zeal at a ceremony in which President Isaias Afwerki, Ministers, Army Commanders, Regional Administrators, senior Government and PFDJ officials and participant from inside the country and abroad took part.
Massawa, 15 February 2015- Official commemoration of the Silver Jubilee of Operation Fenkil conducted with patriotic zeal at a ceremony in which President Isaias Afwerki, Ministers, Army Commanders, Regional Administrators, senior Government and PFDJ officials and participant from inside the country and abroad took part.
In the ceremony which has been broadcast live by ERI-TV and the radio, President Isaias said that the big strategic development projects have not been implemented as desired due to other timely priorities, and that a number of water projects are set for implementation in 2015 in the Northern Red Sea region.
Likewise the President said that efforts would be exerted to revive the Hirgigo electric power supply, enable the cement factory increase production to satisfy the supply for development programs, as well as other important development programs in the Northern and Southern Red Sea regions would be incorporated with the strategic developmental projects set for the 2015.
He further indicated that all the necessary endeavors are being exerted to develop the capacity of implementation and make use of the resources available, and called on Government and PFDJ institutions, the Defense Forces, administrations and associations to underpin efforts aimed at reinforcing the participation and increasing awareness of citizens living inside the country and abroad in the national development programs.
Ms. Tsegereda Woldegeris, Administrator of the Northern Red Sea region, on her part said that the country is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Massawa that has been realized through heavy human and material sacrifice and that currently the city has become the hub of development of the country and the region.
The Administrator further said that the region is ready both in terms of awareness and organization to implement the charted out development programs, and commended all the institutions and individuals for their participation in realizing the great event.