reassured refugees that UNRWA's mandate is firmly protected in the UN General Assembly.
will also visit displaced people presently accommodated in a government school building in Tadamoun.
During the meeting, held at Husseiniyeh Palace, the King said he appreciated the remarkable efforts and contributions Grandi had made during his tenure as UNRWA commissioner-general
in Jordan, noting the agency's key role in providing assistance and relief for refugees.
Evaristus Shikongo was appointed commissioner-general
of NCS by the first Namibian president.
Present were a Chinese Foreign Ministry and Bahrain delegation that included Bahrain's Ambassador to China Bebe Al Alawi, Bahrain pavilion general commissioner Huda Al Alawi, Bahrain pavilion director Hisham Al Sakin and deputy commissioner-general
Samia Al Jowder.
The keynote address will be given by Filippo Grandi, UNRWA's Commissioner-General
Summary: NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia will head the consultative committee of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) from July to be the first Arab country to occupy that position, a statement issued by UNRWA's Commissioner-General
Filippo Grandi said.
AMMAN (Star)AuThe new Commissioner-General
of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, reassured during a press conference on Tuesday that the agency will keep on calling for more donations and financial aids.
Karen Abu Zayd said in Warsaw that Israel had indicated it would pay compensation for where U.
Karen AbuZayd said Israel indicated it would pay compensation for where UN buildings had been destroyed.
Karen Koning Abu Zeid, UNRWA commissioner-general
, said: "The international body appreciates the noble initiatives, which considerably curbed suffering of the Palestinians.
New Zealand's Commissioner-General
at the expo, Phillip Gibson, says the pavilion received about 20 percent of the total visitors to the expo.