Afghan refugees’ registration campaign kicked off

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have jointly launched a registration campaign to register of Afghan refugees, state media reported on Sunday.

Chief Commissioner for Afghan refugees, Dr. Imran Zeb Khan said that twenty-one centers have been established across the country in this regard. He said so far over 20,000 afghan refugees were registered. He said that the main purpose of this registration campaign is to facilitate the Afghan refugees maximum and registration cards will be issued to them after Eid-ul Azha.

Imran Zeb said Pakistan took various steps for the welfare of Afghan refugees including education and health sector. He said that international community appreciated the hospitality and generosity of Pakistan for hosting the world largest number of refugees from a long time.