KABUL (PAN): More than a million Afghan refugees living with their families in neighbouring Iran have been issued with passports as part of the first phase of their identification and registration process, an official said on Sunday.
KABUL CITY (PAN): The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation expressed concern on the recent remarks of Pakistan to expel unregistered Afghan refugees living in the country and asked the neighboring government to take a softer position.
KUNDUZ (PAN): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is constructing a model township for Afghan refugees returning home in the Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): The Civil Society Coordination Centre (CSCC), a coalition of Afghan civil society groups, on Monday said that, along with its Pakistani counterparts, they had urged Islamabad not to expel refugees in haste.
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.