Head of the Coordinating Staff for Refugees and Migration of the Federal Government visits relief organisation MOAS

MOAS visit on 26 November 2016 Enlarge image MOAS visit on 26 November 2016 (© German Embassy Valletta)

On 26 November in the harbour of Valletta, the Head of the Coordinating Staff for Refugees and Migration of the Federal Government, Ms Beate Grzeski, visited the private relief organisation MOAS which rescues boat refugees in distress at sea in the Mediterranean. The non-governmental organisation which receives a major part of its support by private donations from Germany had just ended its operation for this year. Ms Grzeski, State Secretary Dr Ederer and Ambassador Sräga were briefed by Director Sweetnam about the relief organisation’s general work, but in particular about the rescue operations which had taken place this year.

MOAS visit on 26 November 2016

MOAS visit on 26 November 2016

MOAS ship "Topaz Responder"

MOAS ship "Topaz Responder"

MOAS ship "Topaz Responder"

MOAS ship "Topaz Responder"