Asmara, 07 June 2021- Veteran fighter Ambassador Gebriel Fassil passed away on 4 June at the age of 82 due to illness.
Veteran fighter Ambassador Gebriel who joined the EPLF in 1975 served with dedication and commitment in various departments of the EPLF during the armed struggle for Independence.
After Independence Ambassador Gebriel served his country and people from 1991 to 2002 as head of various departments of the Ministry of Finance, from 2002 to 2005 as Eritrea’s Ambassador to India and Thailand, and later as manager of the National Bank.
Veteran fighter Ambassador Gebriel Fassil is survived by his wife and four children.
The funeral service of Ambassador Gebriel was conducted on 5 June in Khartoum, Sudan.
Expressing deep sorrow of the passing away of Ambassador Gebriel Fassil, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses condolences to families and friends.