The Government of Pakistan and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in collaboration with Pakistan Post, started the first disbursements of emergency cash assistance to the most vulnerable refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A press release said the first distribution was carried out at Chamkani Post Office in Peshawar. Pakistan's

22 May 2020

The trade between India and Afghanistan through Attari-Wagah border, 28 km from Amritsar, is expected to be resumed after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays (from May 25 to 27) in Pakistan. “We have already got a letter from the Centre, instructing us to be prepared as the trade between the two countries will be started soon,” said a senior Indian customs official, who didn’t wish to be

22 May 2020

The Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan handed over another batch of food assistance to Afghanistan on Thursday to help the needy people celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month Ramadan. "At this very difficult time, the whole world should work together to fight COVID-19," Ambassador Wang Yu said at the handover ceremony attended by Kabul Governor Mohammad Yaqoob Heidari. "The virus

22 May 2020