Pakistan hosting largest protracted refugee population


WEB DESK: Pakistan is hosting the largest protracted refugee population globally, said a United Nations report.

A report released by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)  says almost one point six million refugees live in Pakistan according to the report approximately 60,000 children are born to Afghan refugees every year in Pakistan.

Pakistan hosts almost 1.5 million registered Afghan refugees – still the largest protracted refugee population globally. Since 2002, UNHCR has facilitated the return of 3.8 million registered Afghans from Pakistan.

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