The Director of Communications at the Syrian-Turkish Joint Committee, Enas Al-Najjar, stressed the important role that the Committee is playing in following up the affairs of Syrian refugees in Turkey and addressing the major problems they are facing by finding legal solutions.
On the third anniversary of the establishment of the Joint Committee, Al-Najjar pointed out that the Committee has achieved remarkable successes since it was established. She said that the Committee received more than 23,000 legal forms, prepared about 378 appeals, and responded to tens of thousands of messages and requests.
Al-Najjar pointed out that the Committee helped many Syrians who were deported by mistake return to Turkey, established a mechanism for communicating with the Turkish authorities, and compiled a list of more than 300,000 Syrian households in need of assistance due to the covid-19 lockdown.
Moreover, Al-Najjar said that the Committee helped critically ill people in northern Syria enter Turkey for treatment, in addition to refuting the rumors about Syrian refugees by communicating with the Syrian and Turkish media, and confronting the hate speech.
The Committee had compiled a list of about 450 Syrian journalists and activists living in Turkey and had it accredited by the Turkish authorities, in addition to coordinating an online conference with the Directorate General for Migration Management, she added.
Al-Najjar stressed that the Committee was able to overcome the difficulties with teamwork and constant communication and coordination between Syrian refugees and Turkish authorities.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)