Sept. 16, 2011 (ASMARA) – President Isaias Afwerki is scheduled to visit the United States this month, according to Government officials.
Isaias will meet with Eritrean citizens and hold a seminar in New York City on Sunday, September 25th, 2011. The main objective of Isaias' visit is to attend the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York City, where he is expected to give a speech on Friday, September 23rd.
The president will also discuss U.S.-Eritrean relations in a closed door meeting with U.S. officials and hold talks with other senior Eritrean community leaders.
Reports are indicating thousands of Eritreans throughout the United States and Canada are preparing to congregate in New York City to support their president and country.
It is to be noted, President Afwerki recently concluded a four-day visit to Equatorial Guinea at the invitation of President Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo, who is the current Chairman of the African Union (AU).
For more information, Eritreans are advised to contact the Embassy of Eritrea in Washington, DC Tel: 202-319-1991 Fax: 202-319-1304.
|President Isaias Afwerki to visit New York City|
|President Isaias Afwerki with President Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo|