Cyprus News Agency: News in English (PM), 01-02-12
UNHCR official - Visit to Cyprus
 UNHCR official - Visit to Cyprus
Nicosia, Feb 12 (CNA) - Director of the UNHCR Europe Bureau Anne-Willem
Bijleveld will be coming to Cyprus on Wednesday to discuss the
implementation of the refugee law approved by the parliament in January
last year, in view of the increase in the number of foreigners arriving
here on boats, mainly from Syria and Lebanon.
On Thursday morning Bijleveld will have talks with Interior Minister
Christodoulos Christodoulou, in the presence of the Permanent Secretaries
at the Foreign and Justice Ministries, and representatives from the
Attorney General's office, the police Immigration Department and the newly
established Refugee Authority.
ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY