§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what has been the outcome of the report to the United Nations co-ordinator for Afghan aid by a team of British Army explosive experts on an international mine clearing operation in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
The team returned from their assessment visit to Pakistan on 17 October. Their report on the land mine problem in Afghanistan was forwarded to the United Nations co-ordinator who has indicated that he will make specific proposals for British help in training refugees in mine awareness and clearance.