UNHCR Regional Delegation concludes two-day working tour of Eritrea
23 April 2022
For Immediate Release
23 April 2022
ASMARA, Eritrea – UNHCR’s Regional Director for the East and Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes (EHAGL), Ms. Clementine Nkweta-Salami has concluded her two-day official visit to the State of Eritrea. She was accompanied during the mission by the Head of the Protection Services for the EHAGL Regional Bureau, Mr Charles Mballa.
During the visit, the UNHCR delegation held high-level talks with Eritrea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Osman Saleh Mohammed, Minister of Information Yemane Gebremeskel and the Head of Political Affairs and Presidential Adviser, Mr. Yemane Gebreab. They also had the opportunity to meet with development partners in Eritrea and the UN Country Team.
“I welcome and appreciate the cordial and frank discussions held throughout our visit. I look forward to continuing the dialogue with the Government of the State of Eritrea on various issues of mutual concern,” said Nkweta-Salami.
Notes to Editors
The United Nations Development System in Eritrea is committed to working in close partnership with the Government of the State of Eritrea and Development Partners to contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
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