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Educating Afghan girls in Pakistan, Aqeela Asifi to be awarded by UNHCR

Advertisements PESHAWAR: United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has regarded an Afghan female-teacher and awarded her in recognition of her dedication, which she has been showing in educating refugee girls in Pakistan. Advertisements Aqeela Asifi, 49, left Kabul along with her family in 1992, and ended up living in the far …

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Hosting Refugees: Pakistan’s distinct Position by UN Report

KARACHI: Pakistan provided shelter to 1.5 million refugees and has second position after Turkey which hosts 1.59 million, according to a report by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). At an event on World Refugee Day, Shah Ahmed Saeed consul general of Afghanistan said, “It is frightening that populations are …

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Afghan Minister for Refugees meets PM Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation Syed Hussain Alimi Balkhi called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today and discussed matters regarding repatriation of Afghan refugees to their native country. Minister of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Qadir Baloch and Special Assistant of Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi …

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HRW appeals Lankan government to shelter Pakistani refugees

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the government of Sri Lanka to give permission of stay to the members of minorities of Pakistan until the UN refugee agency establishes its decision for their international shield. At least 142 Pakistanis are detained during police raids in Sri Lanka in June …

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