Afghan refugees to be given employment

ISLAMABAD (Online): Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch says the government is committed to provide employment opportunities to around three million Afghan refugees living across the country till their return. In an interview, he said the government has extended their Refugee card till December next year. After that Pakistan want their peaceful return to Afghanistan with the support of international community. He said a new policy has been planned under which representatives from Pakistan government will visit Afghanistan soon to discuss the return of refugees to their country. The Minister said besides the responsibility of Afghan refugees, the government is also taking care of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan.

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