ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 27th August, 2016) : Around 2,000 scholarships have been granted to Afghan students in different disciplines including medical and engineering colleges. Talking to APP here Saturday Secretary States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), said the Federal government would extend visa to all the Afghan students till completion of their education. Over 7,000 Afghan students were presently studying in Pakistan on self-finance basis, while over 30,000 Afghans, who had completed their education in Pakistan, were now serving their country at different government departments, military and multi-national companies.
To a question he said all those men who had married Afghan women and the Afghan women married to Pakistani men, could get citizenship in accordance with the government policies. He said that a summary had been already moved to the Prime Minister for relaxing all those Afghan refugees who had property or business in Pakistan, till they sell their property or wind-up their businesses.