18 January 2014

Eritrea: Managing Committee of Nuew's Asmara Branch Conducts Second Assembly

Asmara — The Managing Committee of NUEW's branch in Asmara city last Thursday conducted Second Assembly in the presence of heads of sub-zonal Administrations and the Union's representatives.

Speaking at the meeting, Ms. Zaid Mesfin, Chairperson of the committee, pointed out that a number of accomplishments could be registered over the past years pertaining to educational promotions, communal undertakings, visit to historical sites and organization of new youth members. She further called on the members to extend a helping hand towards reinforcement of the Managing committee.

Likewise, Ms. Teberih Mebrahtu, member of the committee, indicated that Eritrean women uphold gratifying political and other virtues, and that they have been exerting stepped-up efforts towards nurturing such virtues.

Also speaking at the meeting, Mr. Zerit Tewoldebirhan, Managing Director of the Administration of the Central region, asserted that gender equity in Eritrea is anchored on patriotic life sacrifice in connection with the armed struggle for independence. He also expressed the Administration's readiness as regards popularization of this value.

The participants of the meeting exchanged views focusing on several issues, and elected a new committee that would serve this year.

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