Eritrea Commemoration of Operation Fenkil



Official Commemoration of Operation Fenkil




Massawa, 08 February 2020- The official ceremony of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Operation Fenkil was conducted today 8 February with enthusiasm under the theme “Operation Fenkil for Development”.




At the official ceremony that was attended by President Isaias Afwerki, Ministers, Government and PFDJ officials, Army Commanders and a number of nationals, the Governor of the Northern Red Sea region, Brig. Gen. Tekle Libsu said that national Holidays are reminders for renewing commitment to preserve and strengthen the peace that is attained through strong perseverance and resilience of the Eritrean people and its leadership.




The Chairperson of the Holidays Coordinating Committee in Northern Red Sea region, Ms. Zeineb Omar, on her part commended those that contributed for the colorful commemoration event.




The 30th anniversary commemoration of Operation Fenkil will continue until tomorrow, 9 February, under the theme “Operation Fenkil for Development”.



President Isaias Laid Wreath at Martyrs Monument



Massawa, 08 February 2020- President Isaias Afwerki in the morning hours of today, 8 February laid wreath at the Massawa’s Tiwalet Martyrs Cemetery in commemoration of the gallant freedom fighters who paid ultimate price to liberate their people and country.



Mr. Alamin Mohammed-Seid, Secretary of the PFDJ, Gen. Flipos Woldeyohannes, Chief of Staff of the Eritrean Defense Forces, Ms. Tekea Tesfamicael, President of the National Union of Eritrean Women, Brig. Gen. Tekle Libsu, Governor of the Northern Red Sea region, and Mr. Haile Asfaha, administrator of the port city of Massawa, also laid wreath.






Vibrant celebrations of 30th Anniversary of “Fenkil Operation” continued with variety of programmes including car and motorcycle racing of different categories..