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Message of President Isaias to TICAD7 Summit

President Isaias Afwerki message at the 7th TICAD Summit in Yokohama
Foreign Minister Osman Saleh conveyed President Isaias’ message at the 7th TICAD Summit in Yokohama, Japan.

READ BY FOREIGN MINISTER OSMAN SALEH

Your Excellency Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Your Excellencies Heads of State and Government
Distinguished Delegates
Ladies and Gentlemen,

On this auspicious occasion of the 7th Summit of TICAD, allow me to convey my sincere gratitude, on behalf of the Government of Eritrea, to the Government of Japan for its serious and relentless interest to foster robust partnership with Africa. Continue reading Message of President Isaias to TICAD7 Summit

Japanese Delegation Held talks with President Isaias

“Japan is ready to promote and consolidate development cooperation with Eritrea” – H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Special Envoy and President of Association of African Economy and Development (AFRECO)

BY SHABAIT

President Isaias Afwerki today, 15 August, met and held talks with Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Yano, Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President of Association of African Economy and Development (AFRECO) and H.E. Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura, Ambassador for Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). Continue reading Japanese Delegation Held talks with President Isaias

Eritrean Delegation on Working Visit to Japan

“Building a Bridge between Japan and Eritrea”

A senior Eritrean government delegation led by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh is on a four-day (25-29 March) working visit to Japan upon invitation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

BY SHABAIT

A senior Eritrean delegation comprising Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on four-day working visit to Japan at an invitation of Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Taro Kono. Continue reading Eritrean Delegation on Working Visit to Japan

‘Transfer to Heavy Industry is Critical to Future Expansion’: Ambassador Estifanos

Most of the existing industrial enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa are mostly small scale. The need to shift to heavy industrial scale is critical now. (Photo: FM Kishida of Japan and FM Osman of Eritrea exchanged ideas and opinions on bilateral #TICAD VI cooperation in Nairobi.)

By Ambassador Estifanos Afeworki,

The significance of the industrial sector to national and regional development is very clear. Industrial enterprises diversify the economic activity of the agrarian-dominated production structure of our African countries that is mostly at a subsistence level.

The share of the industrial sector, including manufacturing, mining and construction, ranges in the average of 40 – 50 percent of the GDP of most of the countries in Africa. Though the labor force deployed in this sector remains low (mostly 1 – 2 percent) compared to agriculture and other sectors, its contribution to economic growth is significantly high.

Most of the industrial enterprises in our countries are limited to food, beverages, tobacco and matches, textiles, leather and shoes, metal and woodwork, printing, nonmetallic minerals and chemicals. The colonial legacy of the concentration of economic activities in few limited centers, either in capital cities or seaports, is observed in many of the countries in Africa. Continue reading ‘Transfer to Heavy Industry is Critical to Future Expansion’: Ambassador Estifanos

A High Level Japanese Delegation Visiting Eritrea

Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs

By TesfaNews,

A HIGH-level Japanese delegation led by the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minoru Kiuchi, is visiting Eritrea to promote bilateral cooperation and investment.

The delegation conducted a meeting today with President Isaias Afwerki at the State Palace.

The meeting addressed on means to foster bilateral relations and coordination of development projects that are currently financed by Japan.  Continue reading A High Level Japanese Delegation Visiting Eritrea