Secretary General attended Global Forum on Migration and Development Summit Meeting
October 15, 2015

Upon the invitation of the Republic of Turkey, as a chairing country, Secretary General Jandos Asanov attended the 8th Summit Meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development held on 14-15 October 2015 in Istanbul. The theme for the Forum was "Strengthening Partnerships: Human Mobility for Sustainable Development".

The Forum opening ceremony was attended by the Prime Minister of Turkey H.E Ahmet Davutoğlu and other high-level officials of the Turkish government. The meeting programme was based on the discussions over the GFMD pivotal role and relevance in the global dialogue on migration and development with due account also of recent developments in this field.

On the sidelines of the Forum, Secretary General had the opportunity to meet and talk to the various dignitaries.