Pakistan to close Afghanistan, Iran land routes on May 5

By: News Desk      Published: 12:37 AM, 5 May, 2021
Pakistan to close Afghanistan, Iran land routes on May 5
Afghans enter Pakistan from Torkham border crossing.–File photo

Pakistan on Monday decided to temporarily ban the entry of people from Afghanistan and Iran to Pakistan via land routes, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The ban would be imposed for 16 days from tomorrow May 5 at 6pm to May 20 and no one passenger could be entered in Pakistani territories from Iran and Afghan borders.

Therefore, Pakistani passenger could move from Pakistan to Afghanistan or Iran through the land routes as there would not be a ban on passengers traveling from Pakistan to Iran and Afghanistan.

Reporter: Ibrahim Raja