News 18: Pakistan Closes School Being Run in Old Temple, Clears Way for Worship

A file photo of Pakistan’s Hindu devotees perform a ritual in front of the holy fire at a temple in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters)
Updated 09 February 2019
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News 18: Pakistan Closes School Being Run in Old Temple, Clears Way for Worship

February 8 – News 18 states that Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwala provincial government has closed a primary school being run in an old Hindu temple, paving the way for the minority community to worship at the site. The students of the school will be enrolled into nearby schools, the education department said.

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Anadolu Agency: Pakistan, Afghanistan, UN agree on refugee repatriation

Updated 20 June 2019
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Anadolu Agency: Pakistan, Afghanistan, UN agree on refugee repatriation

June 19: Anadolu Agency report by Aamir Latif states that Pakistan, Afghanistan and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have unanimously agreed on a joint 12-point declaration aimed at the "safe and honorable" repatriation of Afghan refugees living in Pakistan for the past four decades.

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