PESHAWAR – Federal Advisor for UNHCR and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Women Wing, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter, President Asma Alamgir has said that stable and prosperous Afghanistan is in favour of Pakistan.She urged the international community to come forwards and play its role to establish sustainable peace in the war-hit Afghanistan. The PPP MNA reiterated her government’s commitment not to expel Afghan refugees from its soil by force unless they are welling and continue to support them till the permanent resolution of the crisis. This she said while addressing the elders of Afghan refugees at Kababian refugees’ camp here on the third day of Eidul Azha on Monday.Asma Alamgir also dispelled the impression that the government would use force to expel the Afghan refugees from Pakistan. “Instead of using force, the Asif Ali Zardari-led government would find out a permanent solution to the crisis by holding negotiations,” she said and urged the international community to extend support for the establishment of durable peace in that war-torn country so that the millions of refugees could repatriate to lead respectable life there “Pakistan and Afghanistan were enjoying centuries old brotherly relations and they would continue efforts to maintain it and foil nefarious designs of few people bent upon destroying the better relations of Islamabad and Kabul, Asma said by quoting President Zardari. The PPP leader further said that her party’s govt would ensure to take decisions according to the wishes and expectations of its people, to ensure peace in this region so that both the nations could lead respectable lives in their respective countries, she added. The government and people of Pakistan, she said had been hosting millions of refugees for the last 35 years with the cooperation of international bodies and would continue the same policy in future. The PPP lawmaker also appealed to International community to create such a conducive atmosphere in Afghanistan where the repatriating refugees could find jobs and peace. Asma Alamgir claimed that no power could damage the brotherly relations of Afghanistan and Pakistan once both the nations decide to do so. She observed that peace in Pakistan could not be restored without restoring peace in Afghanistan saying 35,000 to 40,000 people including security forces; police have rendered sacrifices of their lives for restoration of peace asking the participants to convey this message of brotherhood to their people in Kabul. On the occasion, Neill Wright, UNHCR country head in Pakistan said that they along with their partners had been serving Afghan refugees for the last 30 years and continue efforts in future. He also appreciated the President’s representative for visiting refugees’ camps on the special days of Eid.The Afghan elders appreciated the government and people of Pakistan, UN and others agencies for their cooperation and also enumerated the problems being faced by them in the camp. They lamented that one health center and few water pumps in the camps having 3500 families were insufficient for them.