Joint Annual Meeting on Situation of Afghan Refugees in Switzerland
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On 16th January 2014, The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan held a joint annual meeting with authorizes of Federal Office of Migration in Bern, to oversee the situation of Afghan refugees in Switzerland.
Mr. Michel Morf, Deputy Head of the Return Division welcomed H.E Dr. Nangyalai Tarzi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the UNOG and Mr. Obaidullah Zamani, First Secretary and Consul of Afghanistan Embassy and Permanent Mission in Geneva. Mr. Morf expressed his sincere appreciation to the Embassy of Afghanistan for its close cooperation with Federal Office of Migration on issues of Afghan refugees in Switzerland. The event was proceeded by a brief presentation on the new organizational structure of the Federal Office of Migration by Ambassador Urs Von Arb, Director of the International Cooperation, Mrs. Ursina Bernard, Head of the 3rd Countries and Africa of FoM and Mr. Rogar, Specialist of the return section.
Ambassador Tarzi in his concluding remarks thanked FoM for organizing the annual meeting and appreciated the contribution of the government and people of Switzerland to the reconstruction and stability of Afghanistan through its developmental and humanitarian projects.
Afghanistan Ambassador and Permanent Representative attends the New Year Reception in Bern
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On 15 January H.E Didier Burkhalter, President of the Confederation of Switzerland, hosted a New Year Reception at the Federal Assembly in Bern for the foreign diplomats accredited to Switzerland. The event started with H.E Didier Burkhalter, greeting all delegations and wishing them a Happy New Year.
Dr. Nanguyalai Tarzi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the UNOG and other International Organizations in Geneva while presenting his New Year wishes to H.E Didier Burkhalter, also conveyed H.E President Karzai’s best wishes. H.E Didier also requested Mr. Tarzi to convey his best wishes to Afghanistan President and its people.
The event proceeded with a statement by Mr. Papal Nuncio, doyen of the diplomatic corps, presenting his New Year wishes to the President of the Confederation. The President responded by expressing his New Year wishes to the Federal Council and to the diplomats accredited to Switzerland.
Mr. Nooruddin Hashemi, councilor and Jawad Raha, third secretary of the Afghanistan Permanent Mission in Geneva also accompanied Mr. Tarzi to this event.