ISLAMABAD: Japan has announced $3.7 million in aid for Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
According to details, Japan is providing $3.7 million to help Afghan refugees in Pakistan. An agreement in this regard was signed on Monday by the Japanese Ambassador to the Japanese Embassy Kuninori Matsuda and UNHCR Representative Norikoyushida.
The Japanese embassy said in a statement that Japanese aid would be spent on Afghan refugees in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Punjab.
According to the Japanese embassy, the aid will be spent on the education and community structure of Afghan refugees and is being provided for UNHCR programs.
In April last year, Japan also announced $1 million in aid for Afghan refugees in Pakistan, announced at the request of Shehryar Afridi to the international community for assistance to Afghan refugees.
Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda had said that Japan stands with the Pakistani government in the trial of the Corona epidemic, and Japan appreciates Pakistan’s generous assistance to Afghan refugees for 40 years.
Shehryar Afridi had told the Japanese ambassador that Pakistan issues free visas to 60,000 Afghans every month, adding that Japan’s assistance to Afghan refugees was exemplary for the Western world.