IOM vows to help monitor Congolese abroad

Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The International Organisation for Migrations (IOM) has promised to monitor movements of Congolese living abroad with a view to ensure they participate in the development of their country.
The OIM regional representative for Southern Africa, Hans Peter W.
Boe, at the end of talks with the deputy minister in charge of Congolese abroad, Colette Tshomba, told the press that his organization will assist in by encouraging African citizens to promote development in their respective countries.
It emerged from the talks with the Congolese deputy minister that the Congolese government welcomed the IOM initiative.
Boe, who led a delegation of four IOM experts, commended the steps made by the Congolese deputy minister in keeping in touch with compatriots in the diaspora.

27 july 2007 14:01:00

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