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UNHCR opens new repatriation centre in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

UNHCR opens new repatriation centre in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Press Release High-level delegation meets returning Afghan refugees at Voluntary Repatriation Centres in Nowshera and Peshawar NOWSHERA: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) inaugurated the agency’s second voluntary repatriation centre Wednesday, in the province of Khyber...

Pak-Afghan youth empowerment seminar held in Quetta

Pak-Afghan youth empowerment seminar held in Quetta

Press Release Quetta, 21 September 2016 – UNHCR with partners organised a one-day seminar on youth empowerment to enhance the capacity of Pakistani and Afghan youths in Balochistan by engaging them in dialogues with the key stakeholders to identify challenges youths...

First high school for girls opens in refugee village in Punjab

First high school for girls opens in refugee village in Punjab

Press Release KOT CHANDNA, MIANWALI, 21 SEPTEMBER 2016 – The first girls’ high school in Kot Chandna refugee village in Mianwali district, Punjab opened on Wednesday. The school called “Community Girls Model School No 2” will teach 11 girls aged between 14-16 years...

UNHCR tents for displaced families in South Waziristan and Orakzai

UNHCR tents for displaced families in South Waziristan and Orakzai

Press Release PESHAWAR: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) delivered 2,500 tents to government authorities in Peshawar on Friday. The tents handed over to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) will be dispatched to South...

UNHCR, SAFRON issue Joint Communique

UNHCR, SAFRON issue Joint Communique

23 June 2016 The Joint Communique was issued by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi and Minister for States and Frontier Regions, Lt. Gen. (Retired) Abdul Qadir Baloch on the occasion of the UN High Commissioner’s Visit to Pakistan. 1) This...