Mohammad Arif Khan, Chairman SHARP-Pakistan is a leading lawyer of Islamabad Bar Association and renowned social worker. He has served SHARP in different positions since 2002. He was member of the organization. Thereafter he was selected as Joint Secretary, General Secretary since 2005 and elected as Chairman SHARP last year. Mr. Arif Khan is leading SHARP free legal help center at Islamabad since 2002.
The Government of Pakistan is pleased to extend the validity of #PoR cards to 30-Jun-2020. The validity of ACC cards is also extended till 31-Oct-2019.
#StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life are taking big and small steps in solidarity with refugees. This World #Refugee Day, we challenge everyone to join together and take a step with refugees.
Press release, 10 April 2019 International research project TRAFIG \ Launch of Website TRAFIG (Transnational Figurations of Displacement) is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project. Recently, the project launched its website (https://trafig.eu/), which informs the public about key insights of its work. “TRAFIG aims at generating new knowledge on protracted displacement to develop solutions that are tailored to the needs and capacities of persons affected by displacement”, Benjamin Etzold, the project’s scientific coordinator Read More …
The Government of Pakistan has extended the validity in respect of Afghan Citizen Cards (ACC) till 30-Apr-2019.
In a press release issued by SHARP-Pakistan, the organization welcomed the decision of Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan, to allow the refugees for opening of bank accounts in Pakistan. Further details go as below:
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday announced that he had issued instructions for registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan to be allowed to open bank accounts. “From now onwards they can participate in the formal economy of the country” the premier said, referring to registered Afghan refugees. “This should have been done a long time ago“, Khan concluded. Pakistan is one of the largest refugee-hosting nations in the world, Read More …
The Embassy of Switzerland /SDC had high-level delegation from HQ Bern. On 30th of Jan 2019, the SDC’s mission colleagues including: H.E. Mr. Kolly Thomas (Ambassador of Switzerland), Mr. Daniel Valenghi, ( Deputy Head of Cooperation, Embassy of Switzerland, SDC Pakistan), Ms. Sabine Rosenthaler (Desk Officer for Pakistan, Humanitarian Aid of the SDC, HQ Bern) and Mr. Khursheed Ahmed (Senior Program Officer SDC Pakistan) visited the Gandaf Refugee camp in Swabi. The SDC has been Read More …
SHARP-Pakistan wishes you all a very Happy 2019!
An Interim notification has been issued by Ministry of SAFRON regarding the PoR expiry on 29-Jun-2018. According to the notification, there are clear instructions to Law Enforcement Agencies not to harass or take any adverse action against afghan refugees till the finalization of decision beyond 30th June 2018. Here is the notification: