Pakistan home to largest refugees’ population in the world

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ISLAMABAD: UN list of refugee host countries houses Pakistan on number one.

After the worldwide outcry against the escalating refugees’ crisis in Europe it is speculated that about 50 million migrants poured into Europe seeking safe life. In the wake of recent crisis in Middle East, Pakistan is hosting highest number of refugees among all other countries in the world.

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According to United Nation’ list of countries with most number of refugees first five are Pakistan, Lebanon, Iran, Turkey and Jordan.

Pakistan, which is hosting over 1.6 million registered refugees from conflict struck Afghanistan at the same time as some of the officials also claim that country has been home to around 4 million Afghan nationals since Afghanistan-USSR conflict in 1980s.