From: Yemane Natnael (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Dec 09 2008 - 12:23:17 EST
Gen. Sebhat calls on youths to avail themselves of the existing educational opportunities
Dec 9, 2008, 12:31
Sawa, 9 December 2008 - In a seminar he conducted to students of the Warsay-Yikaalo School in Sawa and members of the Training Center, General Sebhat Epherem, Defense Minister, called on the young generation to avail itself of the existing educational opportunities, and thereby get equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills.
Noting the significance of education in building and developing a nation, he stressed the paramount importance of family responsibility in nurturing competent children. Gen. Sebhat further called on them to exert stepped-up efforts towards inculcating dynamic and productive youths.
Stating that a bright future lies ahead for the country as long as the young generation works hard and acquires the necessary knowledge, he pointed out that education is the driving force in the nation-building process.
The Defense Minister went on to express conviction that the nation would achieve the desired level of development through overcoming challenges lying ahead thanks to the Eritrean people˘s steadfastness and unity, as well as a committed leadership.
Meanwhile, seminars organized by the NUEW and the NUEYS were conducted in Sawa, in addition to the holding of general knowledge contest, debating, cultural shows and sports competition among students. The Commander of the Sawa Training Center, Colonel Ezra Woldegebriel, awarded prizes to those who demonstrated excellence in the competition.
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