Dadaab which hosts about 326,000 mostly Somali refugees have been linked to the ill-activities of the Al-Shabaab.
Kenyan government citing financial constraints and terror linked activities resolved to close the world’s largest camp. The country has got international backing to repatriate the refugees back to Somalia in a humane manner.
Kenya has got backing of the United States and the United Nations in repatriation of the refugees.
The Tripartite Commission on Saturday (in Nairobi) hinted success in voluntary return of the refugees to Somalia saying more than 100,000 refugees are believed to have returned to Somalia over the last five years.
"The parties noted the prospect of the reduction of the population in the Dadaab camps by 150,000 individuals by the end of 2016," the joint communiqué said, referring to string of sites that make up the Dadaab camp complex.
The Tripartite Commission also said it had agreed to meet again in October 2016 to review progress made "on the voluntary repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya.