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UN High Commissioner for Refugees Arrives the Country 

Khartoum, Aug.22(SUNA)- The United Nations  High commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi  heading a delegation including  the  UNHCR Special Envoy for Horn of Africa, Ambassador Mohamed Abdi arrived  in Khartoum Saturday evening on a two-day visit.

He was received by the Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Mohamed Sharif Abdalla  and a number Foreign Ministry senior officials.

The program of the two-day visit Will  include visits to Kassala and Gedarif States  to inspect situations at  the refugee camps and that Mr. Grandi will meet with the Prime Minister , Dr Abdalla Hamdouk, Foreign Minister, Dr Mariam Al Sadiq Al Mahdi and Minister of Interior , Gen(police) Izz-Eddin Al Sheikh.

 The  meeting also aims to get acquainted  with  the ongoing arrangements  for holding the  high-level meeting on finding sustainable  solutions to issues of refugees, displaced people,  returnees and the host communities  in Sudan  and South Sudan which came at initiative from IGAD in collaboration with UNHCR.


Source: SUNA

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