FM Jilani reaffirms Pakistan’s support to IOM’s mandate

ISLAMABAD, Dec 21 (APP): Director General of International Organization for Migration (IOM) Amy Pope on Thursday called on Caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani. In the meeting, the foreign minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s support to the IOM’s mandate. He appreciated IOM’s valuable work in Pakistan, especially in areas of migration, and humanitarian support after the 2022… Continue reading FM Jilani reaffirms Pakistan’s support to IOM’s mandate

Japan announces US$ 3.45 mln grant support effective border control, migration management

ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (APP):The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Embassy of Japan here on Wednesday held a signing ceremony of Exchange of Notes for a USD 3.45 million grant project aimed at strengthening the operational capacities of border management authorities to contribute towards comprehensive migration management in Pakistan. The event was attended by… Continue reading Japan announces US$ 3.45 mln grant support effective border control, migration management

Solidarity with migrants has never been more urgent’: UN chief

‘Solidarity with migrants has never been more urgent’: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 18 (APP):In a message on the eve of International Migrants Day, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that expressing solidarity with migrants on the move, “has never been more urgent.” Today, more people than ever live in a country other than the one where they were born. While many individuals migrate… Continue reading Solidarity with migrants has never been more urgent’: UN chief

Pakistan praises UN migration agency’s work in war-torn Afghanistan

GENEVA, Dec 01 (APP):Pakistan has commended IOM, the UN migration agency dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration, for its operations in conflict- affected Afghanistan, saying it has helped prevent large-scale displacement crisis. At the same time, Khalil Hashmi, Pakistan’s ambassador to the UN offices in Geneva, said, “a mass exodus of migrants and refugees… Continue reading Pakistan praises UN migration agency’s work in war-torn Afghanistan

20 die after human traffickers throw migrants into sea enroute to Yemen

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UNITED NATIONS, Mar 04 (APP): At least 20 people have drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard as they sailed from Djibouti to Yemen, the UN migration agency said Thursday. This is the third such incident in the Gulf of Aden in the last six months, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM),… Continue reading 20 die after human traffickers throw migrants into sea enroute to Yemen

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