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Gala event in support of Eritrean women

The women of the international community in Eritrea on Saturday 28th March 2015 have organized the first annual Gala Ball to raise funds in support of Eritrean women’s projects at the Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital.

 

Asmara, 30 March 2015: The women of the international community in Eritrea on Saturday 28th March 2015 have organized the first annual Gala Ball to raise funds in support of Eritrean women’s projects at the Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital.

In the event which was also attended by Ministers, PFDJ officials, Ambassadors, members of the International Community and that of the Business Community, Ms. Tsehai Habtemariam, Director of Euro-Americas branch in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered a statement on behalf of the National Union of Eritrean Women explaining the efforts the Government of Eritrea is exerting in support of the cause of women’s emancipation as well as encouraging and supporting various women groups.

She also thanked the women of the international community in Eritrea and appreciated their gesture of humanity and friendship.

Moreover, Ms. Jeanette Zimmer, spouse of H.E the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, delivered a speech on behalf of the organizers of the Gala event. Explaining the aim of the event, she declared: “With this token we are not showing compassion or charity. We want to show our respect and admiration to the Eritrean women because they deserve it.”

The guests were hosted at a buffet dinner, with live Piano music and entertainment. Moreover, there took place an auction of paintings by Eritrean and African artists and a raffle with prizes.

The funds raised will be channeled in support of Eritrean women’s projects.  

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