36,000 Afghan families are trapped in lockouts to get UNHCR assistance | Instant News


ISLAMABAD – Minister of State for SAFRON Shehryar

Khan Afridi said Saturday that the UN Refugee Agency had decided to emulate Prime Minister Imran

The Ehsaas Khan program provides cash assistance to 36,000 Afghan refugee families trapped in lockouts in Pakistan. Arranging a meeting of Afghan refugees after distributing food packages to 1500 families in a refugee camp in Sector I-12, Afridi said that the UN High Commissioner

for Refugees (UNHCR) has decided to give Rs 12000 each to 36,000 Afghan refugee families under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Program. In the second phase, UNHCR plans to distribute Rs 12,000 to each of the 100,000 families, added the state minister for the State and Border

Daerah (SAFRON). Afridi said that ‘good news’ about the peace process came from Afghanistan

as facilitated by Pakistan

peace talks to help bring peace in war-torn and landlocked Afghanistan. He said that intra-Afghanistan peace talks could soon be continued which would lay the foundation for peace and development

the region. He said restoring peace in Afghanistan

will help with dignified repatriation

Afghan refugees to their own country. The country’s minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was trying his utmost to help stranded

refugee. “Now it is up to the nations of the world and UNHCR to immediately divert

funds for food supplies for trapped refugees. “He expressed his gratitude to the Chinese and Japanese governments for allocating funds for UNHCR to help Afghan refugees who were badly hit because of being locked in the middle of a deadly coronavirus in the country. He said that China also has donated a ration package to Afghan refugees Alfridi said that Prime Minister Imran

Khan has raised his voice internationally

forum to help refugees trapped in lockdowns. He stressed that despite intrigues and conspiracies, the Pakistan-Afghanistan friendship

will get stronger. He also said despite financial difficulties,

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