Eritrea: Inhabitants of Foro, Gelalo and Massawa Sub-Zones Express Readiness to Back Up National Development Programs

Massawa — In respective meetings they conducted recently, the inhabitants of Foro, Gelalo and Massawa sub-zones have expressed readiness to back up national development programs.

Various reports were presented in the course of the meetings focusing on social, economic, political and other issues, and the participants said that the government's rural development policy which gives priority to remote areas has given rise to improvement of livelihood on the part of communities. They also asserted that they would sustain initiative with a view to giving added impetus to soil and water conservation. They also pointed out that such development momentum is an outcome of community awareness.

Meanwhile, sub-zonal Administrators presented reports targeting the accomplishments registered in connection with social services vis-à-vis their impact on the livelihood of the inhabitants. They also shed light on the work plan for the forthcoming year.

Speaking at the meetings, Mr. Amr Hamd from the PFDJ branch in the Northern Red Sea region gave briefings pertaining to the objective situation in the Homeland, in addition to the ongoing restructuring activities being undertaken. Moreover, he urged the inhabitants to step up participation in the nation's development endeavors.

The participants of the meetings voiced readiness to enhance prudent utilization of social service facilities, and put forth views regarding several issues.

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