UNHCR announces to suspend voluntarily repatriation of Afghan refugees due to cold weather

November 21, 2019

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has announced to suspend voluntarily repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan to their country from 1st of next month due to cold weather.

UNHCR spokesperson Qaiser Khan Afridi told our Peshawar correspondent that the repatriation will be resumed on 2nd March next year.

About six thousand refugees have returned to Afghanistan under the programme this year.

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