The Cabinet of Ministers held a meeting at State House today in the morning hours focusing on the object political developments in the region.
The Ministerial Cabinet held an extensive discussion on the scope and implication of the encouraging new political developments in the region following by the historic joint declaration of Friendship and Peace reached by Eritrea and Ethiopia as well as the broad influence of the prevailing comprehensive regional strategic partnership.
The Ministerial Cabinet also discussed on the programs of port rehabilitation and expansion, road infrastructure, energy, industrial set up and associated matters. Blueprints of the programs, including funding of the projects are being worked and scheduled to be finalized in three months time.
The Cabinet of Ministers reiterated the five pillars that govern the regional partnership including respect of each other’s sovereignty, an articulated framework of common interests, rejection of harmful extraneous agendas, conducive regional climate as well as sectors of synergy.
Regarding the existing internal situation and challenges encountered, President Isaias underlined on the need for integrated effort to confront any internal or external attempt to reverse the new developments emerging in the region.
Indicating that Eritrea has emerged victorious in the face of the past challenges, President Isaias said that the new era requires integrated effort for the benefit of the country and people.
The Cabinet Ministers conducted extensive discussion on strengthening the internal capacity to implement the setout development programs and concluded its half-day meeting.