ISLAMABAD: More than five times the number of Afghan refugees returned home from Pakistan in August than in July, the United Nations’ refugee office said on Tuesday.
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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said a national policy should be formulated on Afghan refugees as Pakistan was facing issues regarding the refugees now after hosting them for over 40 years, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Thursday said harassment of Afghan refugees must stop immediately, ARY News reported.
SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Afghan refugees must return to their country, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: Chief of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Mehmood Khan Achakzai on Thursday said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) belongs to Afghans and they can live there without having refugee cards, ARY News reported.
QUETTA: Home Minister Balochistan, Sarfraz Bugti while announcing arrest of six ‘Afghan spies’ on Thursday clarified that ‘Afghan refugees will have to return to their country and if the world fraternity did not take measures for the exodus, then we ourselves will throw them out’, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan today announced a contribution of US$16 million in total to the UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UN World Food Programme (WFP) to support returnees in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Afghan refugees in Pakistan, read a press statement by United Nations – Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD: Foreigners visiting Pakistan and Afghan refugees too have to go through biometric verification of their cell phone Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM), ARY News reported on Thursday.