New York: Pakistan``s next ambassador to the United Nations, Masood Khan, has said it is time for Afghan refugees to "return home".
He however said that Pakistan never "gloated" about hosting the refugees.
Khan said the Afghan refugees living in Pakistan should return home with "dignity and honour" and urged for the international community``s help in the matter.
He added that Pakistan had limited resources and asked for Afghanistan``s cooperation in repatriating Afghan families, reports The News Agency.
He added that Pakistan had provided a shelter for Afghan refugees during the war.