PM receives new representative of (IOM) in Yemen

SANAA, Prime Minister Dr. Abdulaziz Saleh bin Habtour met with The International Organization for Migration (IOM) resident representative Krista Rotsnayer on Wednesday on the occasion of her recent appointment to the Republic of Yemen.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Prime Minister welcomed the UN official and her presence in Yemen, which comes at this extraordinary time in which the country faces great challenges as a result of the aggression and blockade, the continuing waves of displacement and the influx of refugees and illegal immigrants from the Horn of Africa and Ethiopia.

He stressed that the national rescue government will be a help for international migration and will provide it with all the necessary facilities to carry out its tasks. He praised the significant effort sought by international migration towards displaced Yemenis from areas of seeking and providing relief and health to many of them.

The meeting reviewed the situation of migrants in Yemen, particularly illegal sins, and ways to deal with their humanitarian situation, including activating the process of returning them to their nationalities voluntarily, as well as the possibility of the organization communicating with the Ethiopian friendly side to transfer those convicted of criminal offences to their country to complete their sentences. In Ethiopian prisons.

The meeting focused on the possibility of establishing a shelter camp for illegal immigrants by international migration and in coordination with the relevant government authorities based on providing food, health care and other humanitarian services to them, in order to alleviate their suffering, especially children and women.

Rotsnayer explained that her organization's activities in Sana'a were not limited to immigrants, but also to displaced people, who contributed shelter and food supplies to them.

Source: Yemen News Agency