Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 21 SEP 2019 06:19 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 22 MAY 2019 11:45
Minister Falah Mustafa meets with outgoing Deputy Head of IOM Iraq Mission

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Ms. Barbara Rijks, Deputy Head of the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the occasion of the completion of her tour of duty on May 20th.

At the meeting, Ms. Rijks gave a brief on the work of the IOM and the challenges facing refugees and internally displaced persons returning to their places of origin. She also expressed optimism about the cooperation with the Kurdistan Region and Iraq to implement the IOM’s programmes, in the region and beyond.

Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), and Ms. Rijks discussed the latest statistics on displaced persons, and the role of the international community in working with Erbil and Baghdad to develop long-term solutions to outstanding issues.

Minister Mustafa thanked Ms. Rijks for the effective work carried out during her term of office, and her contribution towards assisting refugees and IDPs in Iraq and Kurdistan Region and wished her success in her future posts.


 




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