IIO office opened in Sana’a [Archives:2005/857/Local News]

July 7 2005

SANA'A- The Ministry of Expatriates Affairs confirmed that deliberations with the International Immigration Organization (IIO) to open its office in Sana'a are still going on.

The IIO agreed to open its office in Sana'a to follow up the situations and developments of immigration in Yemen.

The IIO's office in Sana'a aims to activate the role of the organization in Yemen in dealing with immigration-related issues and their negative consequences.

There is a number of social issues cited in Yemen including the return of expatriates and the huge influx of refugees coming from the Horn of Africa that hinder the development process of the country.