Date: Thursday, 11 May 2017
SVP Councilor Geiss bühler traveled through Eritrea and finds everything half as bad
«Everyone has enough to eat, are well-groomed and well-dressed»
In Eritrea it is ensured that everyone has enough food, according to Geissbühler-Strupler's assessment.
The SVP Senator Sabina Geissbühler-Strupler traveled several weeks through Eritrea. She writes about her experiences at BLICK. SABINA GEISSBÜHLER-STRUPLER
May 11, 2017
"As a member of the Security Commission of the canton of Berne, I had to deal with credit increases for the support of young Eritreans in recent years.
This led me to organize an independent trip to Eritrea. I bought a map, drew up my planned round trip, reckoned the day trip kilometers, which I wanted to take part in a bicycle. For years I have been exploring foreign countries by bicycle. So I can stop where I want and make the best contact with the population.
Unfortunately, this project did not come about for various reasons. In the highlands, the rainy season began, and trucks from the capital Asmara (2300 m above sea level) to Massawa are transporting the mineral deposits to the port of the Red Sea. That is why this route would have been dangerous. ....................
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