A total of 171 students from the Massawa-based College of Marine Science and Technology graduated with degree and Diploma on June 3.
Asmara, 7 June 2016 – A total of 171 students from the Massawa-based College of Marine Science and Technology graduated with degree and Diploma on June 3. The graduates of whom 60 are females graduated in different fields of study including marine resources, marine farming, marine engineering and bio-technology.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Mr. Tewolde Qelati, Minster of Fisheries, pointed out that the government has allocated substantial investment on education and called on the graduates to make good use of the prevailing technological advancements and thus live up to expectations.
The Dean of the College, Dr. Zekaria Abdelkerim, underscored on his part that the College has registered commendable outcome towards promoting education both in terms of quality and quantity and that the number of student enrolment has registered a swift progress over the past 10 years. He further called on the graduates to translate the knowledge they have acquired into practice.
A representative of the graduates expressed gratitude for the big investment made in education and reiterated readiness to make due contribution in nation-building endeavors.
Reports indicate that around 1,500 students have so far graduated from the College of Marine Science and Technology.