Friday 1st March 2019, Ambassador Khojesta Fana Ebrahimkhel met with Mr. Gerald TATZGERN, head of the Central Unit for Combating Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking of the Criminal Intelligence Service of Austria. In this meeting they discussed their respective efforts in combating human smuggling and trafficking and delved deep into further potential areas for joint cooperation, as combating this harmful practice that destroys to many lives is of grave importance.
Ambassador Ebrahimkhel said that the integration process is very crucial for the engagement of new arrivals into society and both sides conversed, outlining the different and varied strategies necessary for comprehensive success of the integration process. Ambassador Ebrahimkhel also emphasised that the harmful activities of a limited number of individuals should not be allowed to harm and impair the narrative and perception of a whole community and nation.
As the meeting concluded Ambassador Ebrahimkhel was given a tour around the Joint Operation Office, and expressed gratitude and wished the unit continued success in their on going work.