Pakistan ranks 2nd among the countries to host the highest number of refugees: UN Report

A UN report shows that there are 65.3 million refugees around the world who have displaced from their homes because of war, poverty, economic conditions and natural disastors.

According to the UNHCR, Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst the countries to host the highest number of refugees. United Nations Geneva praises Pakistan for its efforts to relocate displaced refugees, mainly from Afghanistan.

Turkey ranks first, with 1,587,374 refugees, most of which are from Syria. Pakistan comes second with a total refugee population of 1,505,525 followed by Lebanon which hosts 1,154,040 refugees mainly from Syria.

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