Participants of 28th round National Service and 7th course Vocational Training Centre in Sawa graduate
Participants of the 28th round National Service and 7th course of Vocational Training Centre in Sawa graduated today.
Sawa, 11 July 2015 – Participants of the 28th round National Service and 7th course of Vocational Training Centre in Sawa graduated today.
In a speech he delivered on the occasion, President Isaias Afwerki explained that substantial investment is being made to upgrade the educational standard and skill provided at Sawa National Training Centre. He also pointed out that more emphasis would be given to students who did not score passing mark to enable them attain higher educational level. The President went on to express appreciation to nationals who made relentless efforts so as to ensure the nation’s continued march along the path of sustainable development.
In a report he presented at the graduation ceremony, Col. Debesai Gide, Commander of Sawa National Service and Training Center, stated that a total of 11 thousand participants of the 28th round were from 86 Secondary Schools across the country received academic, military and political training.
Also speaking at the graduation ceremony, Mr. Tesfai Tewolde, Director of Sawa Vocational Training Centre, said that the 2,029 participants of the 7th course attended 2-year training in 18 fields.
The graduates who attained overall excellence in military training and the ones in vocational training course received prizes from President Isaias, while Mr. Woldenkiel Abraha, Minister of Local Government, Mr. Semere Russom, Minister of Education, Mr. Abraha Asfeha, Minister of Public Works, Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture, respectively handed prizes to the graduates who achieved educational excellence. Moreover, Gen. Filipos Woldeyohannes, Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Armed Forces, handed prizes to individuals with high skill in target shooting and physical fitness.
The graduates of the 28th round National Service took oath to serve the country and the people with dedication.