Asmara, 29 October 2022- At an activity assessment meeting conducted on 28 October, it was reported that praiseworthy students’ summer work program was conducted across the country.
At the meeting in which heads of departments and divisions at the Ministry of Education as well as other concerned institutions took part, it was indicated that about 23 thousand students from 82 high schools took part in the summer work program from 142 centers.
According to report presented at the meeting, out of the 600 thousand tree seedlings that were ready for planting 84% have been planted, 828 km of terraces and over 22 thousand meter cube of water diversion schemes have been constructed.
The report further indicated that the students’ summer work program also included renovation of roads, environmental sanitation activities, traffic safety among others.
Pointing out that the students’ summer work program is part of the national greening campaign, Mr. Petros Hailemariam, Director General of Research and Human Resources Development at the Ministry of Education, said that the program has also significant contribution in improving the livelihoods of citizens and in boosting agricultural production.