More Academic and Vocational Courses Being Offered to Prisoners of Law

As part of efforts to ensure the provision of equitable social services, the Penitentiary and Rehabilitation Center in Gash-Barka region offered academic course to 61 prisoners of law. Barentu, 18 August 2010 - As part of efforts to ensure the provision of equitable social services, the Penitentiary and Rehabilitation Center in Gash-Barka region offered academic course to 61 prisoners of law.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony, the head of the Center, Maj. Berhane Teklai, stated that the program is aimed at upgrading academic and vocational competence of prisoners of law, and thereby ensure their bright future.  He further pointed out that the Eritrean Penitentiary and Rehabilitation Center continues to strive for elevating the academic and vocational level of prisoners of law.

The beneficiaries expressed satisfaction with the opportunity provided to them, and that the holding of sports and cultural activities, as well as works of handcraft is playing major role in enabling them become productive.

Different shows prepared by prisoners of law were presented on the occasion.