Refugees

Afghan refugees in Pakistan rejoice over new bank accounts

Afghan refugees in Pakistan rejoice over new bank accounts

A move by Prime Minister Imran Khan earlier this year to allow Afghan refugees to open bank accounts in Pakistan will help stop illegal money transactions.


UNHCR honors Peshawar, Gaziantep with 'sister city' status for sheltering refugees

UNHCR honors Peshawar, Gaziantep with 'sister city' status for sheltering refugees

Pakistan serves as a model to other countries on how to welcome refugees from war and terrorism.


Pakistan to allow Afghan refugees to open bank accounts

Pakistan to allow Afghan refugees to open bank accounts

The gesture of goodwill means refugees can have access to safe money-transaction services.


Afghan refugees find inspiration in new Peshawar cricket league

Afghan refugees find inspiration in new Peshawar cricket league

'Peace is our motive,' said the organiser of the tournament.


Afghan refugees in Pakistan welcome promise of citizenship

Afghan refugees in Pakistan welcome promise of citizenship

Imran Khan's government has promised to grant citizenship to foreign nationals who were born in Pakistan, including millions of Afghan refugees.


UN seeks more international support for Afghan refugee resettlement

UN seeks more international support for Afghan refugee resettlement

An UN delegation accompanied by Pakistani film actress Mahira Khan visited Afghan refugees in Pakistan and committed to providing them with education.


Registration of Afghans living in Pakistan accelerates

Registration of Afghans living in Pakistan accelerates

The drive to register the estimated 600,000 to 1 million Afghans will bring benefits and security to all sides of the issue.


Afghan repatriation from Pakistan slowing

Afghan repatriation from Pakistan slowing

The situation in Pakistan is improving, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says.


Return of Pakistani tribes shows success of Operation Zarb-e-Azb

Return of Pakistani tribes shows success of Operation Zarb-e-Azb

More than 82,000 families were displaced by the militancy in North Waziristan. Now they are returning home.