KABUL (PAN): A global humanitarian agency cautioned on Wednesday that millions of refugees returning from Pakistan and Iran could face serious socio-economic and security threats, as Afghanistan did not have the capacity to accommodate them.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan, along with the United Nations, started talks on issues of unregistered Afghan refugees in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): An Afghan official delegation is due to arrive in Islamabad on Monday for a three-day visit to hold talks with Pakistani officials over a planned repatriation of Afghan refugees to their homeland in May.
JALALABAD (PAN): Nearly 183 families returning from Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday asked the Afghan government to allot them land plots for construction of houses.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Mohammad Omar Daudzai on Tuesday urged Islamabad to review its decision on expelling illegal refugees living in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an official said.
KABUL (PAN): UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos on Wednesday visited an informal settlement on the outskirts of Kabul and met with 80 families having little access to water and sanitation, basic hygiene, health, education and regular income.