40 YEARS OF AFGHAN REFUGEES
Predicaments and policy options for Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan has completed 40 years of hosting Afghan brothers and sisters, with open arms, grateful hearts, smiling faces and tolerant minds, with minimal international support. They have been here since 1979 when the USSR invaded Afghanistan and compelled needy Afghans to take shelter in their second home, that is, Pakistan. In this connection, United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, recently visited Pakistan and generously lauded Islamabad’s efforts for hosting Afghans with outstanding generosity. Although Pakistan has been hosting the Afghan refugees for the last four decades, Afghanistan, which is suffering from insecurity, instability, fragility and economic bankruptcy since decades, also seems unable to absorb the repatriated refugees from Pakistan, Iran and other countries.
Sorry you have no rights to view this Article/Post!
Please Login or Register to view the complete Article
To get full access EMAIL your username, Subscription Plan and email address at firstname.lastname@example.org for details or Whatsapp on
0302 555 68 02
Rs. 3500 for 1 year.