Italy’s local media have reported that the country is welcoming Afghan refugees to the country who have been granted refugee status.

Along with other European countries, the US, and the UK, Italy is one of these countries where a large number of Afghans are finding ways to, seeking asylum.

Among others, Prato which is an industrialized province of Italy has been welcoming a large number of Afghan refugees.

The province has been welcoming Afghan asylum seekers since September this year and is estimated to welcome up to three thousand people.

As per the reports, specific reception paths have been set up where women with children will be welcomed in apartments to preserve their unity.

In the meantime, the University of Florence that is one of the prominent universities in Italy has allocated 26 scholarships for Afghan students to complete their education.

Italy was one of the key countries that contributed well during the Kabul evacuation both in taking it’s national and Afghans out of Afghanistan.

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  • Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.