The government has finalized a comprehensive plan for repatriation of illegal foreign nationals including Afghans to their countries from tomorrow.
According to details, the Ministry of Interior has set up 49 holding area points across the country to help these people respectfully cross the border after thorough screening.
Out of them, 36 holding centers have been established in all 36 districts of Punjab, three in Peshawar, Haripur and Landi Kotal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, two in Kemari and Malir districts of Sindh and three in Quetta, Chagai and Pishin districts of Balochistan.
Similarly, one holding center each has been established in Islamabad Federal Capital and Gilgit.
Moreover, Chaman, Noor Wahab, Badini and Barab Chah crossing points in Balochistan and Torkham, Kharlachi, Ghulam Khan and Angoor Adda points in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will be used for crossing Pak-Afghan border.
Meanwhile, a special App has been launched by NADRA for convenience of repatriates and a control room has also been set up at Interior Ministry for monitoring the entire process.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has also launched an emergency number 1700 to deal with any situation.
As voluntary repatriation closes today, two new passport offices have been established at Qilla Abdullah and Jamrud and One Document Regime for passport has been implemented for future travelling across the Pak-Afghan border.
Source: Radio Pakistan