IOM: Iran offers outstanding services to migrants

Jan 29, 2024, 6:55 PM
News ID: 85369632
IOM: Iran offers outstanding services to migrants

Bushehr, IRNA -- Chief of Mission of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in the Islamic Republic of Iran has hailed the country for opening its borders to migrants and offering good services to them in various fields.

Iran has not only opened its borders to migrants but it has also provided them with the opportunity to work and make investment, while offering them medical, health, and education services, Lalini Veerassamy said on Monday.

She made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the first exhibition showcasing products made by foreign nationals across Iran. The exhibition, dubbed "Services, Growth and Prosperity" is taking place in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr.

The IOM official said that the exhibition shows that foreign nationals in Iran are contributing to the development of the country.

She thanked Iran for hosting millions of Afghan migrants over the past four decades, and underlined that “our all efforts at the International Organization for Migration are to support the Iranian government, which is providing various services to millions of Afghans and other migrants from foreign countries”.

Referring to existing potential in Bushehr province for investment in various fields, she highlighted that migrants in Iran can play constructive roles in different industries including oil and gas, agriculture, as well as port and maritime.

Veerassamy described the exhibition in Bushehr as an important event, adding that IOM tries to pave the way for migrants’ investment based on priorities.


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