26 March 2013

Eritrea: At Least U.S. $52,000 Donated for Families of Martyrs

Asmara, 26 March 2013: In line with efforts to assist families of martyrs and promote the Martyrs Trust Fund, Eritreans residing in Canada donated 51,914 US dollars for the same cause, according to the Ministry of Labor and Human welfare.

The Ministry further indicated that the donation was made by a number of Eritrean communities in Canada including community members in Calgary and Edmonton, Montreal Martyrs Association, Ottawa festival community, as well as the Vancouver community and others.

During the event, the Eritrean nationals said that it is the responsibility of every citizen to extend a helping hand in assisting families of martyrs.

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