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Islamabad has issued an order to 1.7 million Afghans it says are living in the country illegally to leave by Nov.1, or be deported.
The first of these flights, carrying 200 Afghan refugees, is set to depart from Islamabad to the United Kingdom on Oct. 26 (Thursday), with special arrangements made at Islamabad Airport for this purpose.
A UNHCR spokesman confirmed to AFP the 114 million figure at the end of September was a record since the agency began collecting data in 1975.
We have given them a deadline to willingly return to their countries and if they don’t, all law enforcement agencies of the state and provinces will deport them, says interior minister
“It will be done in phases,” the foreign office spokeswoman said. She added the process would follow an orderly manner, in contrast to what she called some misconceptions that all of them would just be expelled in one go.
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