Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission Meets with Palestinian Prime Minister

On 24 July 2019, the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point met with the Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh in his office in Ramallah.

During the meeting, the Head of EUBAM Rafah reiterated the Mission's support for the General Administration for Borders and Crossings and expressed commitment to the building and strengthening of the counterpart's capacities. 

Mr. Freisleben also outlined the role and current work of EUBAM Rafah and briefed the Palestinian Prime Minister on the accomplishments achieved by the Mission together with GABC, headed by Governor Nazmi Mhanna.

Dr. Shtayyeh complimented the achievements of EUBAM Rafah and highlighted the importance of the continued cooperation between the different EU and Palestinian institutions at the different levels. 


EUBAM Rafah has for long now contributed to the enhancement of the capacities of the Palestinian Authority's border ageencies in order to elevate work procedures and achieve a modern and sustainable border management system that is in line with international standards.