Pakistan's Imran Khan pledges citizenship for 1.5m Afghan refugees

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PM’s offer reverses decades of hostility in official policy but analysts question motives

Imran Khan has pledged to grant citizenship to 1.5 million Afghan refugees who have lived on the margins of Pakistan’s society for decades.

According to the UN, Pakistan has the largest refugee population in the world, mostly made up of 2.7 million refugees from Afghanistan. Many fled the Soviet invasion in 1979, while others came across the border due to violence and economic turmoil.

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