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Afghanistan to airlift stranded nationals if border not opened: Zakhilwal

Afghanistan to airlift stranded nationals if border not opened: Zakhilwal

Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Umar Zakhilwal. – A file photo

March 05, 2017

PESHAWAR, 5 March: Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Umar Zakhilwal said on Saturday that the stranded Afghan nationals in Pakistan will be taken to their country through special flights if Pakistan did not open the Pak-Afghan border.

The Afghan ambassador said on social media website Facebook that the people of Afghanistan who are in Pakistan after obtaining visas for medical treatment or other important tasks are suffering due to closure of trade and travel routes. He said he has informed the Pakistani officials about difficulties of 25,000 Afghans in Pakistan who are stranded for the last two weeks due to closure of the border.

Pakistan have closed Chaman, Torkham and Angoor Adda border with Afghanistan after recent terror attacks in the country. Pakistan says the terrorists involved in attacks and their facilitators came from Afghanistan.


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