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Pakistan to hold international conference on Afghan refugees on Feb 17-18

Islamabad: Pakistan, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is organizing an international conference to mark the 40-year-long stay of hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees in the country. About 2.5 million Afghans live in Pakistan since the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. The two-day conference …

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