On Friday 24th 2013, over 250 Eritreans in Manchester UK gathered to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Eritrean‚ Independence.
During the observance conducted in Manchester, in which a number of Eritreans.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tesfamichael Gerahtu, Eritrean Ambassador to UK & Ireland, pointed out that external conspiracies against the Homeland have been foiled through staunch resistance of the Eritrean people and stressed that the Eritrean people living inside the country and abroad need to assume major responsibility to ensure the economic progress besides reinforcing national unity.
He further commended the efforts being undertaken by the Eritrean youths to preserve the country’s sovereignty and ensure food security.
The occasion highlighted different programs and cultural shows.