27 September 2017

Eritrea: Meskel Holiday Celebrated Colorfully

Asmara — Meskel Holiday (Finding of the True Cross) was celebrated today nation wide colorfully.

At the event in which religious leaders, senior Government and PFDJ officials, diplomats, senior World Council of Churches delegation as well as thousands of the faithful took part, the General Secretary of the Holy Synod, Abune Lucas led prayers followed by religious hymns around the Damera torch.

Speaking at the ceremony, Abune Lucas called on the Eritrean people to respect each others' faith, develop mutual cooperation among each other and augment united effort for the nation's prosperity and well being of its people.

Memhir Elias Habtai on his part gave briefing on the historical background of the Meskel Holiday and called for preserving the existing peace and living in harmony in the country. He also wished good harvest season.

Abune Lucas, Secretary of the Holy Synod, and the Governor of the Central region, Maj. Gen. Romodan Aweliai jointly lit the Damera torch.

Sunday school youths presented religious songs depicting the occasion.

Eritrea

Commendable Effort to Increase Agricultural Produce

Commendable effort has been exerted in Hagaz sub-zone with a view to increase agricultural produce and animal fodder.… Read more »

Copyright © 2017 Shabait.com. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.