Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, today met with the Chief of Mission for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Mr. Richard Danziger.
Mr. Danziger congratulated the Minister for his appointment and said, “The International Organization for Migration has a long relationship with Afghanistan and your country has huge importance to this organization. We are ready to provide support to the victims of recent avalanches and disasters that caused great damage and loss of life in various provinces across the country.”
At the same time, the IOM Chief of Mission stated that in order to take necessary measures against future natural disasters, IOM is ready to coordinate and share information with the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development.
Minister Durrani thanked the IOM for its cooperation with Afghanistan and expressed his concern regarding future natural disasters that Afghanistan would face. He expressed the Ministry’s sadness for the recent loss of life. Minister Durrani welcomed IOM’s support, stating coordination and information sharing to help tackle natural disastersare very important.