Stay of Afghan refugees in Pakistan extended for six more months
ISLAMABAD, 29 JUNE (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed Ministry of Foreign Affairs and States & Frontier Regions Division to immediately engage with UNHCR and the government of Afghanistan for gradual relocation of refugee camps in Pakistan to Afghanistan.
According to a press release issued by the Prime Minister House, it is stated, the stay of POR card holders Afghan refugees shall be extended for a further period of six months only, till 31st December, 2016; and,
In order to facilitate relocation and as a gesture of continued goodwill, Pakistan shall commit provision of wheat for the relocated camps in Afghanistan for a period of three years, free of cost. Quantum of wheat shall be determined by a certified number of refugees returning from camps in Pakistan and authorized daily entitlement according to the standards of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). DNA
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