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Afghans without Visas Barred from Entry into Pakistan

Afghans without Visas Barred  from Entry into Pakistan

PESHAWAR - The Pakistan government on Tuesday approved a draft repatriation and management policy for Afghan refugees living in the country.
The policy was endorsed at a federal cabinet meeting, chaired Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, according to the state-controlled Associated Press of Pakistan (APP).
Unnamed officials were quoted as saying that the meeting accorded approval to the policy after detailed discussions. However, the news agency gave no further details.
Meanwhile, a participant confided to Pajhwok Afghan News the cabinet had barred the refugees without valid visas from entry into the country.
Strict implementation of immigration laws would be enforced on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the lawmaker revealed, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Registered refugees were allowed to reside in the country till December 31, 2017. The interior ministry will step up the documentation of refugees. (Pajhwok)