Eritrea pursuing admirable strategies for the preservation of historical sites and relics: Italian Minister of International Cooperation and Integration Massawa, 28 June 2012 – Mr. Andrea Riccardi, the Italian Minister of International Cooperation and Integration, said that Eritrea is pursuing admirable strategies for the preservation of historical sites and relics. He made the remarks during a visit to the port city of Massawa. Reports indicated that Mr. Andrea visited historic buildings, the ancient Mosque of Sahaba, the museum and other areas in the port city, during which he asserted that Eritrea has enormous tourism potential. Following talks with Mr. Tewolde Kelati, Minister of Marine Resources, the Italian official was given extensive briefings as regards development accomplishments in the Northern Red Sea region. Mr. Andrea Riccardi left yesterday concluding a two-day visit to Eritrea.