Pak-Afghan Chaman border reopens after a month

By: 24 News      Published: 04:49 PM, 2 Nov, 2021
Chaman Border
Chaman Border (File Photo).

The Pakistan-Afghanistan Chaman Border has been reopened for trade and mobility after a month-long closure, reported 24NewsHD TV on Tuesday.

The Bab-e-Dosti gate between Pakistan and Afghanistan has reopened for pedestrians and commercial activity after a closure of 30 days.

The gate will remain opened for pedestrians since 8am till 4pm while for transportation and commercial activities, the Bab-e-Dosti will remain opened for 24 hours a day.

The Kandahar government on Tuesday made the announcement by saying that after successful talks with the government of Pakistan, both Afghanistan and Pakistan had decided to reopen the Chaman gate. 

It will be possible to cross the border with Pakistani identity cards and ID cards and passports from Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan.

However, the sick and ill people will be exempted from these conditions and they will be allowed to enter Pakistan without any credentials.

 Reporter Najeeb-ud-Din