Torkham Border Crossing Linking Afghanistan, Pakistan Reopens

KABUL, Oct 23 (NNN-ANA) – The Torkham border crossing point, which links Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been reopened and those having travel documents can cross it, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, said.

“The Torkham gate is reopened and those Afghans who have passport and Pakistan visa can cross the border,” Balkhi said in his twitter account.

Reopening of Torkham crossing point has been announced, in the wake of the visit of Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who visited Kabul on Thursday.

During Qureshi’s one-day visit to the Afghan capital, Kabul, and his meetings with officials here, matters pertaining to mutual interests, including reopening border crossing points and enhancing trade and economic cooperation, came under discussion, according to local media reports.


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