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Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss return of Afghan refugees

ISLAMABAD: Pak-Afghan second meeting of the Refugee Working Group (WG) on Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS) was held at the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) here Thursday.

Both sides deliberated on the ways to enhance mutual cooperation for a dignified, gradual, time-bound and complete return of the Afghan nationals to their country, said a press release.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged and agreed on the rules of procedure for the meetings of the working group.

The next meeting of the APAPPS Working Group on Refugees will be held in Kabul in January next year. The first meeting was held in Kabul on 22 July 2018 as part of the inaugural session.

The Afghan delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Refugees and Repatriation Dr Alema.

SAFRON Secretary Mohammad Aslam led the Pakistan side in the meeting, which discussed matters related to Afghan refugees and other categories of Afghan nationals residing in Pakistan.



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