Updated- Mikdad receives new UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator

Damascus, SANA – Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad on Monday received Omran Rida, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, who presented his credentials to the Deputy Minister.

Mikdad welcomed Rida in Syria, stressing the importance of bolstering constructive cooperation between Syria and the UN, underlining the necessity of respecting the UN’s principles and goals including its Charter, and wishing him success in his tasks.

For his part, Rida voiced determination to cooperate with the Syrian government to enhance relations between Syria and the UN, saying he seeks to expand work strategies and UN programs to benefit the Syrian people.

Hazem Sabbagh

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