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Pakistan. 2010 ‘Initiatives of Government of Pakistan.’ National Report of Pakistan on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 6. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations. 1 June

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6. Initiatives of Government of Pakistan

a. Approximately 20,000 small arms have been recovered and destroyed under a
buy-back programme of the Government of Pakistan.

b. A strict arms control campaign has been conducted with the aim to facilitate
deweaponization through confiscation of illegally held arms and prosecution
of possessors. This unprecedented campaign has three phases i.e. pre-amnesty
phase, amnesty period and post amnesty phase…

Approximate figures reflecting the success of the campaign are as follows:-

Pre-Amnesty: 2,600 weapons; 2,300 ammunitions
Amnesty: 89,000 weapons; 200,000 ammunitions
Post-Amnesty: 549,507 weapons; 3,553,063 ammunitions
Total: 641,107 weapons; 3,755,363 ammunitions

ID: Q2393

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