Peshawar: Afghan Consul General Dr. Poyan shares refugees’ problems with Governor Jhagra

dr. poyan with JhagraPESHAWAR: The Afghan consul-general has shared problems of refugees in Pakistan with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor.

A statement from the Afghan consulate said Dr. Abdullah Wahid Poyan met Iqbal Zafar Jhagra at the governor’s house on Friday.

Matters of mutual interest, with particular reference to Afghan refugees in the northwestern province and situation in the region, were discussed.

The governor apprised the consul-general about the steps being taken to ensure the provision of facilities to legal Afghan refugees.

Visas issued by the Afghan consulate and prevention of police harassment of refugees also figured at the meeting in Peshawar.

According to another report, Afghan school principals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa complained of police harassment during a separate meeting with Poyan. He promised taking up the issue with Pakistani officials. -Pajhwok


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