KABUL (PAN): Refugee and Repatriation Minister Jamahir Anwary on Saturday came under harsh criticism from some lawmakers, but managed to convince the lower house not to consider a no-confidence motion against him.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, who met his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Thursday, called on Tehran to extend visas of Afghan refugees in the neighbouring country.
KABUL (PAN): Under an agreement extending their stay in Pakistan until the end of 2015, Afghan refugees can now open bank accounts and get driving licences and mobile phone SIM cards in the neighbouring country.
KABUL (PAN): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) and the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR) on Saturday promised land plots for the Afghans returning from neighbouring countries.
KABUL (PAN): Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, rejecting the central government’s repatriation policy, has opposed extending Afghan refugees’ stay in the country, a report said on Friday.