Ethiopian PM Receives IOM Director




Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met here today with Mr. António Vitorino, Director General of the International Organization for Migration.

The Premier’s appreciated IOM’s work and commitment to the orderly and humane management of migration, according to Fitsum Arega, Chief of Staff at the Prime Minister’s Office.

PM Dr Abiy stressed the need to further strengthen and deepen IOM’s engagement in Ethiopia, specifically on demobilization, reintegration of disarmed opposition political parties members, helping internally displaced people, strengthen diaspora engagement, countering illegal migration and support in anti-human trafficking efforts, he said on Twitter.

Mr Antonio congratulated the Prime Minister for his efforts in achieving fast reforms, welcoming refugees, making peace with Eritrea and with the region and for his leadership in empowering women including the recent gender party in the new cabinet and election of the first women president in Ethiopia



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