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Solid Contribution to fight corona 2020

Solid Contribution to fight corona

Solid Contribution to fight corona virus pandemic

Asmara, 16 April 2020– The Ministry of Health indicated that nationals residing inside the country and abroad are extending financial and material support to the effort the people and Government of Eritrea are exerting to restrain the spread of corona virus.

According to the report from the Ministry,

Keih-Bahri General Construction and Development contributed 1 million Nakfa,

National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students 202 thousand and 83 Nakfa,

Owner of Bologna Hotel 200 thousand Nakfa,

Eritrean Pharmaceutical Association 120 thousand Nakfa,

Sembel Steel and Wood Plant 100 thousand Nakfa,

‘Rain Bow’ School 50 thousand Nakfa,

Staff Logistics of the Ministry of Defense 40 thousand Nakfa,

Milk Production Association 10 thousand Nakfa and

‘Satreb’ cooperative association 5 thousand Nakfa.

Similarly, the residents of Akordet town contributed 78 thousand and 210 Nakfa,

Fontana car rent 20 thousand Nakfa,

vegetables and fruits retailers in Edaga Laka 50 thousand Nakfa,

pepper and spices mill 50 thousand Nakfa,

Association of owners of butcheries 50 thousand Nakfa,

Aderde milk product 10 thousand Nakfa,

Jarge milk product in Akordet 10 thousand Nakfa,

Cooperative association of staff members of Auditor General 10 thousand Nakfa,

Owner of Khartoum Hotel 10 thousand Nakfa,

Hydro Construction 10 thousand Nakfa,

Gebretensae Pastry 10 thousand Nakfa,

Entra-Mining 7 thousand and 500 Nakfa,

Kohaito guest house 5 thousand Nakfa,

Mr. Gebrebrhan Woldemenkorios 5 thousand Nakfa

and Mr. Zeweldi Woldeselasie 5 thousand Nakfa.

In related news a number of nationals residing in Asmara, Assab and Adi-Kieh contributed about 240 thousand Nakfa.

Nationals residing in the Diaspora are extended more contribution towards the fight to contain the spread of corona virus in the country.

At a Tele-conference meeting they conducted,

Eritrean nationals in the United States made additional contribution of 1 million and 700 thousand Dollars to the effort the Government of Eritrea is exerting to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

It is to be recalled that previously the nationals contributed 2 million, 753 thousand and 555 Dollars.

According to report from the Eritrean Embassy, the nationals have expressed conviction and readiness to stand alongside their people and Government until the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic is fully contained.

Many from those that attended the Tele-conference have also decided to let those nationals that have rented their houses in Eritrea to stay free of rental payment until the spread of corona virus is put under control.

Eritrean nationals in Israel also contributed 883 thousand ‘Shekel (252 thousand Dollars).

According to the Eritrean Embassy, Eritrean nationals in Qatar also contributed 88 thousand and 880 Riyals.

Accordingly members of the National Union of Eritrean Women contributed 21 thousand Riyals, Eritrean community 21 thousand and 900 Riyals, staff members of the Eritrean Embassy 5 thousand Riyals, and other nationals about 41 thousand Riyals.

Mr. Samuel Beyene with his wife Ms. Ghenet Aregai also decided that the four families renting their house in Sembel to live free from paying rental fee until the spread of the virus is fully contained.