Pakistan to deport undocumented Afghan Refugees

Pakistan to deport undocumented Afghan Refugees

ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Lt General (r) Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that process of deporting undocumented Afghan refugees will start from first week of April.

Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly on Friday, he said that around 400,000 Afghan refugees had opted not to register themselves and they will be treated as aliens, not refugees.

The minister said that around one million Afghan refugees got themselves registered.

To another question, Abdul Qadir Baloch said that 19 projects of education and 14 in health have been completed in border areas of Balochistan.