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A high level delegation from General Headquarter (GHQ), Rawalpindi including UK's Johnson visited Landi Kotal and inspected western border fencing.
Trade except imports and exports have begun picking up momentum at Torkham due to a steady increase in the number of Afghan nationals coming to Pakistan.
Terrorists from Afghanistan's side attached Pak Army's check post in Bajaur Agency and martyred Capt Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham. The army has killed at least 8 terrorists.
Nayyer Iqbal Rana, the Pakistani diplomat at Jalalabad consulate was shot dead outside his residence by unknown gunmen on Monday evening when he was returning home...
Afghan students were provided with special RFID cards that are valid inside the premises of Torkham and could not be used to travel outside of Torkham area.
Clearing process of import and export commodities due to the introduction of new conditions for clearing goods in the Custom Center, Torkham.
Pak-Afghan border, Bab-e-Dosti, at Chaman has been opened for light traffic in respect of Ramzan on humanitarian bases after 22-day closure, ISPR said in a press release.
The border was opened at 7:00 am and pedestrians as well as all transport loaded commodities vehicles on either side of the border to cross it.
Administration has said that they have not received any written notification to resume the movement across the border however they will be reopened after formal notification.
Because of the blockade of the border since February 17, all the students across the border had been absent of their classes as they had not been permitted to enter into Pakistan via Torkham border.
A bid of smuggling of heroin from Afghanistan to Pakistan was foiled when the custom official recovered huge cache of the contraband item from truck at Torkham border.
On duty officials during routine checking recovered 13 fake id cards and 14 original Pakistani passports from the possession of Afghanistan bound Afghan citizen.
On duty custom officials at Torkham stopped two Kabul bound suspected persons for checking and recover Rs. 2.8 million and 1.5 million, concealed in their baggage.
New inspection plan took five to eight hours to load down and load up the merchandise goods as no modern machinery was unavailable in the custom center to speed up the process.
visa was not necessary but having of passport copy was must for Pakistani citizens while the local tribal people are exempted from having passport while moving across the border.
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