Afghan boy who went missing in Pakistan reunited with family

07:37 PM | 19 Jan, 2018
Afghan boy who went missing in Pakistan reunited with family
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ISLAMABAD - Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua handed over the custody of an Afghan boy, who went missing in Pakistan, to the Afghan Embassy in the federal capital on Friday.

Ms Janjua said that peace and stability in Afghanistan is inevitable for a peaceful region and Pakistan will continue joint efforts with Afghanistan.

She was speaking on the occasion of handing over of an Afghan boy Ubaidullah to his family as a gesture of amity and humanity in Islamabad.

Tehmina Janjua said Pakistan wishes Afghanistan to be a peaceful, prosperous and bright country and it is ready to extend cooperation to this effect.

The reunion of the boy with his family has been made possible due to the efforts of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul and Child Protection and Welfare Bureau of Pakistan.

The government and people of Afghanistan have deeply appreciated Pakistan's efforts for taking good care of the destitute Afghan boy and his safe reunion with his family.