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Eritrea: Contribution to augment Martyrs Trust Fund

Asmara, 28 September 2020 – Nationals inside and outside the country contributed financial support to augment the Martyrs Trust Fund, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, as well as Eritrean Embassies to the US and Italy, reported.

Accordingly, the national holidays coordinating committee in the US contributed 9 thousand USD, assuming the responsibility to support three families of the martyrs for two years Blue Import Export contributed an annual payment of 36 thousand Nakfa, and families of the late Gebrehiwet Haile Sequar contributed 20 thousand Nakfa.

Similarly, a number of nationals residing in Italian cities of Rome, Abruzzi, Catania, Firenze, Bari, Napoli, Pisa, Milan, Bologna, Goneva, Brescia, Parma, Verona, and Torino contributed a total of 27 thousand Euros.

Furthermore, in connection with 20 June, Martyrs Day, Eritrean women in Milan clustered under “Hilina” association paid 6 thousand Euros, assuming the responsibility of supporting 10 families of the martyrs. The Eritrean women have been assuming the responsibility of supporting 10 families per year for the last 7 years.







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