IFRC Iran Representative Selected
TEHRAN, 31 January 2021 (IRCS) - Mr Atta Durrani has been selected as the IFRC Programme Coordination and Cooperation manager for Iran.
Dr Hossam K Elsharkawi, MENA Regional Director, sent a letter to the Iranian Red Crescent President Dr Karim Hemmati and announced that Mr Atta Durrani has been appointed as the IFRC Programme Coordination and Cooperation manager for Iran based in Tehran.
“In this role Atta will represent the IFRC towards the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran and work closely with the National Society on the country related cooperation and programmes,” added MENA Regional Director.
According to Dr Elsharkawi, Mr Atta has 19 years of humanitarian action experience mostly in the complex settings where tough challenges were to reaching most vulnerable, addressing their needs, contributing to enable local actors in acquiring safer access and acceptance of our humanitarian action.