Pakistan reopens Torkham border for Afghan nationals – Times of India

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN): Pakistan on Tuesday opened the Torkham border crossing with its neighbour Afghanistan, with a view to enable pedestrian motion.
Earlier on Monday, the Torkham border was closed by the Taliban, after Islamabad had rejected the demand of Afghan nationals to enter inside Pakistan.
Hundreds of folks had gathered on the Torkham border crossing on that day to enter Pakistan after a hearsay was unfold amongst Afghan nationals that Pakistan has opened its doorways for them.
According to the deputy commissioner of the Khyber district Mansoor Arshad, the border has been reopened for residents of each the international locations to return to their respective nations, reported The Express Tribune.
Trade actions have been functioning between Pakistan and Afghanistan easily.
Over 30,000 Afghan nationals have returned to their nation by 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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