Laurent De Boeck
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has arrested 86 illegal immigrants in Giza and Aswan, according to a Wednesday statement. It was added that the ministry received information about a number of illegal immigrants in Giza coming from several countries.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM’s) Chief of Mission to Egypt, Laurent de Boeck, praised an Egyptian national initiative that aims at limiting illegal immigration, saying illegal immigration through Egypt almost stopped thanks to the Egyp
“Egyptians welcome the people generally and they do contribute to, or to participate in the resolution of the conflict in international platforms in Syria or in Yemen.”
“They [the Egyptian government] are tackling the networks and there is a very advanced level and very high commitment in Egypt.”
“We certainly look to the Media to pass accurate information on who the migrants are, what they contribute to society, and what they do positively.”