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Negelle Borana: Visit By Ec Food Aid Monitor

Volume 571: debated on Wednesday 17 April 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they know of any reason why Mr. Pearson, the European Union Food Aid Monitor in Addis Ababa, when he visited Negelle Borana in February, accompanied by Ato Amanti, the ex-relief co-ordinator of the Oromo Relief Association, omitted to ask the local zonal officials why the ORA office has been closed.

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
(Baroness Chalker of Wallasey)

The visit to Negelle Borana in February by the EC food aid monitor was made to ensure that EC food stocks were accounted for and safe. No irregularities were found.