United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ representative calls on Minister for states and frontier regions

Islamabad, July 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): UNHCR country representative Mr. Neill Wright called on the Minister for States and Frontier Regions Lt. Gen (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch here today.

The Minister was apprised of current ongoing projects regarding empowering and repatriation of Afghan refugees. The Minister expressed his resolve to tackle the issues of not only repatriation, but also the skill development of Afghan refugees which will benefit them in the future.

The Minister expressed his commitment for increased allocation of funding both from federal and provincial governments and also from donor agencies to solve the problems of afghan refugees. Chief Commissioner for Afghan Refugees and Secretary SAFRON was also present on the occasion.

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