Germany's top immigration officer anticipates 300,000 refugees in 2016

Germany`s federal immigration office anticipated at least 3,00,000 refugees in 2016, an official told the local media on Sunday.

Berlin: Germany`s federal immigration office anticipated at least 3,00,000 refugees in 2016, an official told the local media on Sunday.

"We anticipate 0.25 million to 0.3 million refugees this year," the official said, adding that more refugees than the upper limit could make them "under stress", Xinhua news agency reported.

However, the official emphasised that the formal forecast should be made by the Federal Interior Ministry.

The official also said the number of refugees coming to Germany last year was definitely less than one million, as many of the them have double registered. 

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