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IOM appraises Gov't on ongoing projects in Guyana

[Photo: Office of the President]

Several representatives of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), including Regional Director for Central America, North America, and the Caribbean, Michele Klein-Solomon, and others, met with President Irfaan Ali on Tuesday.

At the meeting, President Ali was appraised of the operations and ongoing projects of the IOM. The visiting team also highlighted ways in which government can support them, and the Head of state emphasised the shared interests of the respective bodies.

“I believe we share the same goals and aspirations to see the best possible environment in which migrants are catered for, and their fundamental rights are respected, President Ali affirmed.

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Governance Gail Teixeira, and Director of Projects at the Office of the President, Marcia Nadir-Sharma, were also present. [Extracted and modified from Office of the President release]

Author's note: The International Organization for Migration is the leading inter-governmental organization promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, with a presence in over 100 countries and supporting 174 member states to improve migration management. More at


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