Afghanistan, Aug. 3 -- The United Kingdom government is urged to follow the lead of the United States and expand its program of resettling Afghans who have worked for the former in Afghanistan during its two-decade mission in the war-battered country.

Senior Politicians and former military commanders have recently asked London to also relocate those Afghans who have contributed to the UK's mission in Afghanistan along with interpreters.

US state department on Monday, August 2, launched a new program based on which the Afghans who have worked for US media outlets, US nongovernmental bodies, and US-funded projects can also apply for US visas.

Tobias Ellwood, the chairman of Britain's Commons defense select committee, has said that the UK g...