The decision has been taken on the special request of the Afghan government, said FO spokesperson.
Afghan Transit Trade
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to PM on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood has said that Gwadar Port has been made operational for the Afghan Transit Trade, ARY News reported on Tuesday. Announcing the positive development via his twitter handle, Abdul Razak Dawood said the Gwadar Port has been operationalized for Afghan Transit Trade under APTTA 2010. I am pleased to share with you that Ministry of Commerce has operationalized Gwadar Port for Afghan Transit Trade under APTTA [email protected] @ansukhera @aliya_hamza…
The border crossing has been opened on the request of the Afghan authorities as a good-will gesture from Islamabad.
Pakistan in October last year allowed the transit trade for Afghanistan from Gwadar port in country's southwestern Balochistan province.
Afghan Transit Trade will officially be monitored from February 1, announced the Directorate General (DG) of Transit Trade on Thursday.