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More than 300 Afghan refguees transferred to Canada from Pakistan

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Fidel Rahmati
Fidel Rahmati
Fidai Rahmati is the editor and content writer for Khaama Press. You may follow him at Twitter @FidelRahmati

The Canadian Immigration and Citizenship Department has announced that they have transferred 319 Afghan refugees from Pakistan to the city of Vancouver in Canada.

The department stated on Friday, January 19, on its social media platform X that these refugees have arrived in Vancouver on a charter flight.

According to the Canadian Immigration and Citizenship Department, these refugees will be settled in 26 different locations across Canada.

Based on the statistics from the department, Canada has relocated and resettled 45,820 Afghan refugees in the country from 2021 to the end of December 2023.

Previously, Canada had also announced the resettlement of 295 Afghan refugees from Pakistan to the city of Toronto in Canada.

Furthermore, the Canadian government had committed to resettling nearly 40,000 Afghan refugees by the end of the year 2023 in one of the world’s largest resettlement programs.

It should be noted that after the rise of the Taliban administration, over 120,000 Afghan citizens sought refuge in various countries in Europe, America, and some other countries.

Prior to this, Afghan migrants had arrived in Canada from countries like Pakistan, Tajikistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Albania through charter flights.

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