The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has suspended the voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

According to United Nations High Commission for Refugees, the repatriation process will be resumed on 24th of this month.

The UNHCR Repatriation Center near Nowshera is facilitating Afghan refugees who want to go back to their motherland. According to an estimate, 2.5 million Afghan refugees are living in different areas of Pakistan.