Helpline centre opened for Afghan refugees



Staff Reporter

Commissioner Headquarters for Afghan Refugees Islamabad Mr. Faridullah Jan and Head of Development Cooperation (HDC) German Embassy Islamabad Ms. Marion Pfennigs, inaugurated a Conference Hall and a Helpline at the Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees, Peshawar on Monday. Commissioner Afghan Refugees Muhammad Abbas Khan & Principal Advisor SSARC, GIZ Ms. Heidi Hermann were also present on the occasion.

The helpline has been established with the support of German Government through GIZ for quick and effective resolution of the problems or grievances faced by both the Refugees as well as the Pakistani host community.

Moreover, a conference hall has also been refurbished and equipped in CAR KP building which will serve as a resource and community center for both Afghan Refugee and Host Community.

The center will be used for multiple activities including capacity building courses, cultural and social activities and so on.
Speaking at the occasion, Commissioner Headquarters Mr. Faridullah Jan applauded the assistance of the German government and GIZ for supporting the Government of Pakistan to reach out vulnerable Afghan Refugees.

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