Pakistan wants to work closely with Afghanistan to get rid of menace of terrorism from the region. Addressing a handing over ceremony of a missing Afghan boy Obaid Ullah to Afghan Embassy officials in Islamabad, the Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua expressed her pleasure that Afghan boy is reuniting with his family in Afghanistan.
Afghan Deputy Ambassador Zardasht Shams said the government and people of Afghanistan have deeply appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for taking good care of the destitute afghan child and his safe reunion with his family.
The child had come here with his parents for medical treatment of his father in 2015.
However, during their stay in Islamabad, Ubaid Ullah went missing.
The mother of the child could not find any clue about his whereabouts and due to sudden demise of Ubaid Ullah’s father had left for Afghanistan.
The child was found by Islamabad police on 7th November, 2015 and was referred to child protection and welfare bureau who took the custody of the child and provided him a homelike environment along with, education, healthcare and psychological counseling.