Eritrea’s independence day in Ottawa Canada and Environs concluded successfully with patriotic enthusiasm

Eritrea’s 25th Independence Day celebration officially began after the

opening speech by the Consul General Mr. Teumezghi Tesfa. He start by

congratulating Eritrean people on 25th anniversary, also thanks to all

those that worked hard to make the silver jubilee independence day

celebration in the capital city of Canada Ottawa and its environs for

organizing a dynamic events, as the hard work is a proofing fact of the

resilience of the Eritrean people, by way of this year theme **”Quarter of

Century of resilience and development”. **In a speech he delivered**, the

Consul highlighted Eritrea’s achievement of the last 25 years** despite the

challenges we have been facing and continue to face. In spite of the

numerous uncertain wedges that been imposed against Eritrea including the

illegal sanctions the nation has endured, the resilience, patience

hallmarks of the Eritrean people have paid off through resilience. *

*Furthermore, the Consul General also indicated on the development

Eritrea achieved such as education, healthcare, transportation’s,

communications, water supplies, energy and environment on the basic needs

of households are being met. Mr. Teumezghi concluded by **sending a message

to the GOE, EDF and in over-all the Eritrean people within Eritrea and

abroad to have a happy 25th independence day.** Further, among us at the

independence reception in Ottawa was the previous non-resident Ambassador

to Eritrea Mr. Dominique Rossetti, during his speech at the reception sent

a congratulations to the GOE and the Eritrean people to have a happy

25th Independence celebration. Mr. Ambassador expressed his firm believe

that the friendly relations between the two countries will further

strengthened in all aspects of mutual interest. Mr. Dominique further

expressed to how impressive the cultural shows performance by the

Eritrean/Canadian children with their nine ethnic group cultural outfit is

an astonishing presentation. Mr. Dominique concluded his speech at the

celebration hosted by Eritrean community in Ottawa once again he sentout

his great wishes and a congratulation messages to all Eritrean globally and

will see you at Eritrea’s 50th (golden Jubilee) Independence Anniversary.*

*Eritrean and a friend of Eritreans participated in the Independence Day

celebrations organized in animated manner. Further, in

the celebrations organized featuring cultural shows and with live music

concluded successfully. A flag raising was also hosted on Tuesday May 24,

2016 in Ottawa at the city hall by hoisting Eritrean Flag. **Eritrean

nationals residing in Ottawa and in its environs stated that this

year’s May 24 is both special and historical as it is being celebrated

after staging a huge success in all aspect in the nation

achievement citizens echoed strong voice of truth is prevailing and now

the 25th anniversary is the turnaround that Eritrea will be in the next era

in terms of economic aspect along with all the development that we have

achieved through strong development policy thanks to the dedication of

GOE, EDF and in general the hard working people of Eritrea.*

*In The connection of Silver Jubilee the participants expressed assurance

that the spirit of Eritrean globally commended and to further commit in the

national building process.*

*In the other news, Eritrean in Winnipeg, Vancouver, Montreal, Regina and

Hamilton commemorated in a patriotic zeal.*

*Happy 25th Independence Anniversary of the State of Eritrea Quarter of

Century of resilience and development *

Source: DEHAI-Eritrea OnLine