RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan receives Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Armenia Christoph Friedrich Otto Bierwirth

On May 30, RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan receives Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Armenia Christoph Friedrich Otto Bierwirth.

The minister praised the activities of the UNHCR aimed at supporting the solution to the Syrian-Armenians’ issues.

During the meeting, the sides discussed issues on providing Syrian-Armenians with homes and the signing of a memorandum of partnership between the RA Ministry of Diaspora and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Armenia. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees supports the Syrian-Armenians’ cultural integration in Armenia. The Head of the Office of the UNHCR in Armenia particularly mentioned that the Office is helping the “Sharavigh” Syrian-Armenian Children’s Choir organize the concert to be held on June 1. The sides agreed that the RA Ministry of Diaspora would produce a film devoted to the life, activities and issues of the Syrian-Armenians in Armenia with the support of the Office of the UNHCR in Armenia.

 

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