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Turkmenistan becomes member of International Organization for Migration

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Turkmenistan becomes member of International Organization for Migration

Turkmenistan was admitted as a full-fledged member of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) at the 103rd session of this organization in Geneva, the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said.

Turkmenistan officially handed a written request on the country’s intention to join the organization to IOM Director General William Lacy Swing in the course of work of the high-level segment of the main session of the Social and Economic Council (ECOSOC) in July 2013. Turkmenistan had observer status at the IOM since 1997.