ABU DHABI: The Jeddah-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Bosnian Federal Ministry of Displaced Persons and Refugees to assist returning refugees to earn a living.
Engineer Nur Suwar Dhahab, Director of the Refugees and Displaced Persons Return Fund in Bosnia and Minister Adel Osmanovic of Bosnia signed the agreement.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by representatives of all OIC diplomatic missions namely, embassies of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Libya, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Palestine.
The agreement provides for assisting refugees with means of earning a living such as agricultural implement, cows, sheep, and greenhouses.
These assistances will be applied in sixteen municipalities in Bosnia Herzegovina.
The contract is valued at 1 million bosnian mark or 500,000 euros with 40 percent to be contributed by the Fund, 30 percent by the Ministry of Refugees, and 30 percent by the beneficiary. (QNA)