Over 700,000 undocumented Afghan refugees registered

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Over 700,000 undocumented Afghan refugees registered

PESHAWAR: More than seven hundred thousand undocumented Afghan refugees have been registered across the country during the current drive.
Director Repatriation Afghan Commissionerate Peshawar Fazl-e-Rabbi said that three hundred and sixty-two thousand Afghan refugees have been registered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa only.
He said the registration of one million Afghan refugees would be completed by the end of this month.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has acknowledged Pakistan’s generosity in hosting one of the world’s largest protracted refugee populations for almost four decades.
The UNHCR also called for international support for the Pakistani government’s efforts to continue to host the almost 1.4 million Afghan refugees currently residing in Pakistan

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