NEWLY appointed Eritrean Ambassadors to South Sudan, Egypt and Yemen presented their letter of credence this week to the respective leaders.
Accordingly, Ambassador Yohannes Teklemicheal has been appointed as the new Eritrean envoy to South Sudan and presented his credentials today to President, Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit.
Ambassador Yohannes will assume responsibility by replacing Ambassador Girmai Gebremariam. Prior to his assignment to South Sudan in October 2012, Ambassador Girmai Gebremariam served as Eritrea’s top ambassador to US and Canada. He is expected to be relocated to another top post in the coming weeks.
Ambassador Fasil Gebreselasie on the other hand has been appointed as ambassador to Egypt and presented his diplomatic credentials to President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi on September 14.
Moreover, Ambassador Mohammed-Sheik Abdul-Jelil also presented his letters of credentials to President of Yemen Abdurobo Mansur Hadi on September 16.
During the presentation ceremony, both ambassadors conveyed President Isaias’ greetings to the respective Presidents and expressed readiness to exert efforts to strengthen ties between Eritrea and the countries.
In a special ceremony conducted at State House in Juba, President Salva Kiir Mayardit expressed gratitude to the all-round support extended by the people and Government of Eritrea towards ensuring the success of the struggle of the people of South Sudan.
President Abdurobo of Yemen also expressed his nation’s readiness to foster bilateral relations with Eritrea for the benefit of both peoples and wished good health to President Isaias as well as peace and prosperity to the Eritrean people.
Conveying his deep respect to President Isaias, President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt also asserted that his government seeks to develop close ties with Eritrea in all domains and expressed goodwill to the people and Government of Eritrea.
After the leaders of Egypt, South Sudan and Yemen wish the newly assigned ambassadors a success in the course of their tenure, the envoys on their part expressed their commitment to strengthen the bilateral relationships between the two countries to a new level.