ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi has said Pakistan wants early and honorable repatriation of Afghan refugees.
He was addressing ration distribution among Afghan refugees in Islamabad today in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
The President said Pakistan kept its doors open for Afghan brethren, who have been facing war oppression since several decades. He said Pakistan wants early and durable peace in Afghanistan.
He said we provided same facilities and cooperation to Afghan refugees extended to our own citizens to protect them from coronavirus.
Dr Arif Alvi said Islam teaches us compassion and good feelings for fellow Muslims and in the same spirit Pakistan and Turkey have been hosting Afghan and Syrian refugees on their respective lands.
He also congratulated happy Eid to Afghan refugees and prayed for tranquility in Afghanistan and their repatriation to their homes.