60,000 Afghan children born in Pakistan every year

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Afghan Children in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Approximately, 60,000 children are born to Afghan refugees every year in Pakistan, said a report of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan has been hosting almost 1.6 million registered Afghan refugees – the largest refugee population globally, an official of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said.

Since 2002, the UN refugee agency had facilitated the return of 3.8 million registered Afghans from Pakistan. – APP

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Story first published: 13th November 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews

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