He added that Ghulam Khan border crossing will be used for bilateral trade, whereas, both sides will finalise a strategy to make it as transit route at earliest.
Dr Aisha Farooqui said that the border will remain open from April 6 till 9.
While terming a recent statement of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs as irresponsible and unwarranted, Foreign Office spokesman stated that Pakistan- Afghan border is an internationally recognised, official border between the two countries in accordance with all relevant international laws and conventions.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Tuesday visited Pak-Afghan border at Torkham point and reviewed arrangements for 24-hour opening of the border.
The Torkham border in Khyber district has been opened for twenty-four hours on a trial basis
Torkham border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan will now function round-the-clock
CHAMAN: Tribesmen, traders, and activists of various political and religious parties staged protests in a number of cities, condemning US President Donald Trump’s statement against Pakistan. Last week, Trump announced his much-awaited Afghan strategy, calling for deploying more troops in Afghanistan. He criticized "Pakistan for housing the very terrorists American are fighting in the war-torn country." In Chaman, a large number of people from all walks of life came together to protest Trump's criticism of Pakistan and…
CHAMAN: Pak-Afghan border was reopened for two days at Torkham and Chaman border crossings on Tuesday, ARY News reported. According to government officials, only those people will be allowed to cross the border areas who posses authentic travel documents. The trade activities -- on the other hand -- will remain suspended between the two countries. A spokesman of Pakistan's Foreign Office yesterday said that the decision of reopening the border was conveyed to the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Omar Zakhilwal by…