Africa-Press – Eritrea. Asmara, 22 June 2022- Nationals in Uganda, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Egypt, South Africa, and South African countries, the US, United Arab Emirates, and Libya enthusiastically commemorated Martyrs Day featuring various programs including walkathon, cultural programs, and contributions in support of families of martyrs.
According to a report from the office of the Public and Community Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in Italy, Eritrean nationals in various cities in Italy commemorated Martyrs Day by featuring various programs depicting the day.
At a commemorative event organized on 19 June in Cairo, nationals pledged to live up to the expectations of martyrs and contributed 1 thousand 110 Dollars and 9 thousand 830 Pounds towards augmenting the National Trust fund.
According to a report presented at a ceremony organized to commemorate Martyrs Day at the Eritrean Embassy premises, nationals and Eritrean communities in Dubai and the North Emirates had assumed responsibility for supporting 212 families of martyrs from 2018 to 2022 and have contributed 514 thousand 643 Dirham to that effect.
In the same vein, at the commemorative event conducted in connection with Martyrs Day, nationals in Johannesburg and its environs contributed 40 thousand 690 Rand to boost the National Trust Fund and assumed responsibility for supporting 5 families of martyrs.
Nationals in Kampala, Uganda, also commemorated Martyrs Day at the premise of the Eritrean Embassy featuring candle vigil and cultural programs.
At the commemorative event conducted in Tanuma, Saudi Arabia, nationals contributed 4 thousand 110 Saudi Riyals towards augmenting the National Trust Fund and expressed conviction to support families of martyrs.
Members of PFDJ and the National Union of Eritrea Women also expressed readiness to assume responsibility to support 5 families of martyrs.
In the same vein, at the commemorative event organized by the Eritrean Embassy in Russian Federation, Eritrean nationals that are on scholarship in Petersburg and other Russian cities virtually participated.
Moreover, nationals in the US cities of Oakland and Michigan enthusiastically commemorated Martyrs Day featuring various programs including walkathons as well as cultural and artistic performances. They also contributed 32 thousand 544 Dollars in support of families of martyrs and assumed responsibility of supporting 15 families of martyrs.
Nationals in Libya also commemorated Martyrs Day with patriotic zeal