Eritrean Community Festival in Riyadh

The Eritrean Community Festival in Riyadh and its environs commenced on 9 November in the presence of a number nationals under the theme “Laying Pillars for Vibrant Development”.

Asmara, 11 November 2017 - The Eritrean Community Festival in Riyadh and its environs commenced on 9 November in the presence of a number nationals under the theme “Laying Pillars for Vibrant Development”.

PFDJ Secretary, Mr. Alamin Mohammed Seid and the Minister of Local Government, Mr. Woldemicael Abraha, opened the Festival that will be concluded today 11 November.

Mr. Mohammed-Omar Mahmud, Eritrea’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, said that this year’s Festival is being conducted in a very special juncture where the people and Government of Eritrea have registered significant achievements in all sectors of development. The Ambassador also called on nationals to solidify their unity and reinforce contribution in national development drives.

Mr. Girmai Yemane, Chairman of the Holidays Coordinating Committee in Riyadh, also noted that the annual Festival attest to the strong unity of the Eritrean people and their attachment with their homeland.

The Festival is featured the contribution of Eritrean nationals in the Diaspora in nation development programs as well as the resilience of the Eritrean people in foiling foreign conspiracies.

Different activities by the students of the International Eritrean Community School, YPFDJ, NUEW, and the pictorial exhibition, fashion show as well as artistic performance by the musical troupe from home featured in the festival.