Sunday, December 28, 2008-->Web posted at: 12/28/2008 6:0:6Source ::: THE PENINSULA
DOHA: The State of Qatar, represented by a delegation comprising officials from the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Interior, took part in the 96th meeting of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). The organisation approved Qatar’s joining of the body on December 12 amid praise and welcome by the organisation’s member states due to the effectiveness of Qatar’s participation at international fora.
The Swiss-base organisation was established in 1951 and is being supported by its 120 member states, in addition to 20 observer members such as Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan and Qatar. http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=Local_News&month=December2008&file=Local_News20081228606.xml