Wednesday 11/4/2015 0:44
Basra / Baghdad news
denied the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization in Iraq, Jan Kubiš and the intention of the organization to close some agencies offices and programs in Basra, while stressing pursuit of the organization to increase its activity in the province by virtue of its importance. He said Kubiš during a press conference held at the headquarters of the provincial council in Basra After meeting with the President and some members of the Council that "the United Nations has no intention to close the subsidiary with offices in Basra, and all the rumors in this regard are sheer rumors," noting that "the organization is seeking to expand and increase its activity in the province as a special interest." said Kubiš support United Nations to the process of the transfer of powers to the provinces. He Kubiš, who is visiting Basra for the first time since he took office, replacing Nikolai Miladinov that "the organization has a good cooperation with the local government in Basra, and through its offices located in the province, it does Bfagliat and activities of many, including those related to the help displaced people, "adding that" the provincial council asked us to assist in the implementation of projects related to the sectors of health and environment, and in turn will pass on the request to the partners and financiers of international. "It is said that the United Nations Organization announced in 2011, the opening of the complex in the military side of the Basra International Airport houses offices organizations international subsidiary of her, including the offices belonging to the World Health Organization (OMS), and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and in spite of the existence of such offices where staff from different nationalities work but the organization activity in the province is almost It limited since more than a year to implement programs to help displaced people from the provinces of hot security.
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