Repatriation of Afghan refugees living illegally persistsBreaking

January 19, 2024

A notable number of Afghan nationals, currently residing unlawfully in Pakistan, are willingly participating in the repatriation process. As of January 18, 2024, the total count of these individuals has reached 470,999, indicating a consistent flow of returns. On this particular date, 603 Afghan citizens bid farewell to Pakistan, comprising 176 men, 135 women, and 292 children. The repatriation initiative involved 58 vehicles, facilitating the return of 76 families to Afghanistan. This ongoing trend underscores a significant movement of Afghan nationals choosing to return to their homeland voluntarily. While the reasons for leaving Pakistan may vary, their active involvement in the repatriation process signals a substantial shift in their residency status.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan (INP)