No: 179, 18 June 2019, Press Release Regarding The United Nations Relief And Works Agency For Palestine Refugees In The Near East (unrwa) Advisory Commission Meeting

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 18.06.2019

Turkey has assumed the Chairmanship of the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as of 1 July 2018. Last meeting of the Advisory Commission under Turkish Chairmanship took place on 17-18 June 2019 in Dead Sea/Jordan.

During its Chairmanship, Turkey continued its strong support including mobilizing further political and financial assistance from the international community to the Agency, which provides vital services for Palestine refugees.

The Chairmanship of the Advisory Commission will be assumed by Jordan as of 1 July 2019.

Turkey’s solidarity with UNRWA will continue in the coming period.

Ahmet Peyami Kalyoncu Consul General
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 13:00 / 14:30 - 17:30

Submission of Documents: 09.30-12.30
1/1/2020 1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/25/2020 1/25/2020 Lunar New Year's Day
1/27/2020 1/28/2020 The third and fourth day of Lunar New Year
4/4/2020 4/4/2020 Ching Ming Festival
4/10/2020 4/11/2020 Goof Friday and the day following Good Friday
4/13/2020 4/13/2020 Easter Monday
4/30/2020 4/30/2020 Birthday of the Buddha
5/1/2020 5/1/2020 Labour Day
5/24/2020 5/24/2020 Feast of Ramadan
6/25/2020 6/25/2020 Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival)
7/1/2020 7/1/2020 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
7/31/2020 7/31/2020 Feast of Sacrifice
10/1/2020 10/2/2020 National Day of PRC
10/2/2020 10/2/2020 The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
10/26/2020 10/26/2020 The day following Chung Yeung Festival
10/29/2020 10/29/2020 National Day of the Republic of Turkey
12/25/2020 12/26/2020 Christmas