The International day of workers, May Day, was observed at national level within the premises of the Baroko Textile Factory under the central banner “Strong organization for a productive Union!”.
Asmara, 02 May 2016 – The International day of workers, May Day, was observed at national level within the premises of the Baroko Textile Factory under the central banner “Strong organization for a productive Union!”.
Senior government and PFDJ officials, members of the Diplomatic Corps, representatives of workers unions and invited guests attended the celebration.
In an opening speech, Mr. Tekeste Baire, Secretary of the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers (NCEW) said that the Confederation is closely working with the Government for the realization of the charted out development programs and through introducing modern machineries in support to the working force of the nation with a view to improve the national economy. He pointed out that May Day was being celebrated since the days of the armed struggle for independence with ardent spirit of resilience and patriotism.
The Secretary of the PFDJ, Mr. Alamin Mohammed Seid on his part said that the PFDJ and the Government stand firm on their pledge and objectives alongside workers for ensuring social justice and prosperity.
The Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Mr. Kahsai Gebrehiwet also underlined that the Government of Eritrea continues to work towards ensuring social justice through outlining practical national policies and improving the labour laws.
May Day is being observed for its 24th time at national level and for its 126 time at international level.