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Israel Doesn't Operate bases in Eritrea..
More investors to participate in Second National Investment Conference
Asmara, 13 December 2012 – The National Center for Investment indicated that the number of investors due to participate in the Second National Investment Conference which would be conducted from December 17 to 18 is beyond anticipation.
Mr. Yemane Gebresilasie, Head of Administration and Finance at the Center, explained that participation opportunities were allotted through provision of quotas as the number of applicants grew rampant. Moreover, he said that the Center is working hard to ensure a reliable means whereby interested nationals could obtain the desired information through national media outlets and papers to be presented there.
Accordingly, around 350 entrepreneur citizens engaged in 21 business domains pertaining to agriculture, transport, marine resource, tourism, construction and others in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and Africa would take part in the conference, in addition to 350 others residing in the country.
A number of participants have already arrived in Asmara, and those who are coming in an organized manner are expected to arrive at Asmara International Airport through various airline routes, according to reports.
It is to be recalled that the First National Investment Conference was held from 27 to 28 August this year. (Shabait)
State of Eritrea ሃገረ ኤርትራ Hagere Ertra دولة إرتريا
Anthem: Ertra, Ertra, Ertra Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea
Capital (and largest city) Asmara
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Official language(s) Tigrinya, Arabic, English Other languages Tigre, Saho, Bilen, Afar, Kunama, Nara, Hedareb,.
Ethnic groups 60% Tigrinya, 30% Tigre, 4% Afar, 3% Saho, 3% Kunama
Demonym Eritrean Government Provisional government
- President Isaias Afewerki
- From Italy November 1941
- From United Kingdom under UN Mandate 1951
- from Ethiopia de facto 24 May 1991
- From Ethiopia de jure 24 May 1993
- Total 117,600 km2 (100th)
45,405 sq mi - Water (%) 0.14%
- 2009 estimate 5,224,000 (109th)
- 2008 census 5,291,370
- Density 43.1/km2 (165th)
GDP (PPP) 2010 estimate
- Total $3.625 billion
- Per capita $681
GDP (nominal) 2010 estimate
- Total $2.117 billion
- Per capita $397
HDI (2007) steady 0.472 (low) (165th)
Currency Nakfa (ERN)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
- Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
ISO 3166 code ER
Internet TLD .er
Calling code 291
1 ,. National TV: Eritrea Television (ERI-TV)
Eritrea (play /ˌɛrɨˈtreɪ.ə/ or /ˌɛrɨˈtriːə/; Ge'ez: ኤርትራ ʾErtrā, Arabic: إرتريا Iritrīyā), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa. The capital is Asmara. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeast and east of the country has an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands are part of Eritrea. Eritrea's size is approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi) with an estimated population of 6 million...