The federal government has started considering to issue citizens cards to over 700,000 illegal Afghan nationals in the country but the matter would be discussed with relevant stakeholders before reaching a decision.
The federal government is considering registering illegal Afghan residents. The Afghans could also get facilities like opening a bank account, medical, and educational facilities.
Earlier, a total of 800,000 Afghan refugees were given Afghan Citizen cards. It is to be noted that on Friday, rangers arrested 122 Afghan citizens, who were residing illegally in Karachi.
Sindh Rangers and police in their joint action rounded up 122 illegal immigrants, who were attempting to enter Sindh from Balochistan.