Afghan Voice Agency (AVA), The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says that following the recent developments in Afghanistan, Pakistan is facing a new wave of migration of Afghan citizens to this country.
Qaisarkhan Afridi; A spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told Anatolia News Agency that more than 250,000 Afghans had entered Pakistan since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan.
"More than 250,000 Afghans have traveled to Pakistan over the past 10 months following the establishment of the Islamic Emirate," he added.
Afridi continued: "We are negotiating with the government of Pakistan to register and legalize the presence of Afghan immigrants who immigrated to this country after the Islamic Emirate came to power."
Pakistan's cabinet, meanwhile, approved a plan last week to provide facilities for migrants seeking relocation.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has also said that there is currently no increase in the number of deportees from Pakistan, and that only 850 people have returned voluntarily following the recent developments.
A spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said: "Although the number of returnees has increased slightly over the same period.
He said that the returning Afghan refugees had received $ 250 from the organization to provide basic goods, and that the Organization for Migration would support them.
Pakistan hosts more than 1.3 million legal migrants, the same number of undocumented asylum seekers who have traveled to the country in recent years.
Afridi said the Organization for Migration in Pakistan had stated that the return of migrants should be voluntary and that the security of these people should be ensured upon their return.