Ambassador Omar Al-Barzanji Welcomes the Regional Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for the Middle East and North Africa
Ambassador Omar Al-Barzanji welcomes the Regional Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Othman Al-Bilbisi, accompanied by the Head of Mission of the International Organization for Migration in Iraq, Mr. Georgi Jegauri, in his office in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs HQ on Tuesday 29/11/2022.
The meeting discussed discussing the work of the organization’s offices in Iraq, and frameworks for enhancing cooperation in a way that contributes to facilitating the organization’s tasks and supporting Iraq’s position in the international arena.
As Mr. Al-Balbeisi stated that Iraq hosts the largest offices of the organization in the world, and is also one of the most positive and pioneering countries in dealing with immigration and asylum files in the region, resulting from the Iraqi government’s commitment to improving migration management, as well as Iraq’s decision to join the country’s initiative (the champion). ) or advocate for the global compact for migration.
Mr. Omar Al-Barzanji indicated that the Iraqi government is looking forward to continuing to develop national capabilities in managing migration in cooperation with international partners to strengthen the management and governance of migration in order to achieve social and economic benefit for Iraq and affirm the position in implementing its international human rights obligations.