Pervaiz Rashid

Rashid urges int’l community to contribute for peace, rehabilitation in Afghanistan

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that International Community as well as regional powers must contribute for peace and rehabilitation in Afghanistan.

He was addressing a conference on Refugee Crisis and its Ramifications on Global and National Security in Islamabad on Tuesday.

The Minister said Pakistan has been hosting over three million Afghan refugees’ including 1.7 million undocumented for the last three decades, which is highest number in world.

He said that western media neglected Afghan refugees and paid attention to only Middle East and other regions.

The Minister said developed countries should provide resources, opportunities, and assistance to Afghanistan for peace and stability in region.

He said huge number of Afghan refugees badly affected security and economic situation of Pakistan.

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