Pakistan Reopens Torkham Border For Afghanistan Nationals

Pakistan Reopens Torkham Border For Afghanistan Nationals

Islamabad, 15: Pakistan on Tuesday opened the Torkham border crossing with its neighbour Afghanistan, in order to allow pedestrian movement.

Earlier on Monday, the Torkham border was closed by the Taliban, after Islamabad had rejected the demand of to enter inside Pakistan.

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Hundreds of people had gathered at the Torkham border crossing on that day to enter Pakistan after a rumour was spread among that Pakistan has opened its doors for them. Afghanistan Crisis: Businessmen Oppose Use of Pakistani Rupee in Bilateral Trade.

According to the deputy commissioner of the Khyber district Mansoor Arshad, the border has been reopened for citizens of both the countries to return to their respective nations, reported The Express Tribune.

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Trade activities have been functioning between Pakistan and Afghanistan smoothly.

Over 30,000 have returned to their country through the Torkham border and over 3,000 Pakistani nationals have returned to Pakistan after the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 15, reported The Express Tribune.

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