President of Republic receives UNHCR representative in Algeria

Shaheed El-Hafed (Refugee Camps), April 9, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, on Sunday received the representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Hamdi Boukhari, at the Presidency of the Republic.

The meeting, attended by the president of the Sahrawi Red Crescent Buhubeini Yahya, addressed the plight of the Sahrawi refugees and the efforts of UNHCR to sensitize donors to redouble their efforts to meet the growing needs of refugees.

The meeting was an occasion for Mr. Boukhari to express his gratitude for the constructive cooperation of the Saharawi partner institutions.

For his part, the President of Republic expressed the constant willingness of the Sahrawi authorities to support and facilitate the noble humanitarian mission carried out by the UNHCR in the Sahrawi refugee camps, emphasizing the need to intensify efforts to alleviate their suffering. (SPS)

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