Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Pakistan repatriates 3.9m Afghan refugees in 13 years

Pakistan repatriates 3.9m Afghan refugees in 13 years

Nov 05, 2015 - 10:28

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): As many as 3.9 million Afghan refugees have been voluntarily repatriated to their country from Pakistaninfo-icon over the last 13 years.

About 55,604 individual registered Afghan refugees were repatriated until mid-October this year, the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions said on Wednesday.

Currently, 1.53 million registered and an estimated one million un-documented Afghans are living in Pakistan, according to a statement from the ministry.

The repatriation process is being implemented under a tripartite agreement signed among Pakistan, Afghanistaninfo-icon and UNHCR. The accord expires on December 31, 2015.


Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.




Twitter Update