Arbab visits Torkham border

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Arbab Shehzad on Tuesday visited Torkham border to address the issue of shipping containers, stranded at the border due to trading paperwork. Special Representative of Prime Minister for Afghanistan, Muhammad Sadiq, senior officers from Trade Ministry, Interior Ministry and Foreign Office, IGFC and DG NLC accompanied the Special Assistant to PM. He was given a detailed briefing on containers, stranded at the border and arrangements made for Pak-Afghan trade and people-to-people contact. He was told that at least 300 export shipping containers were stranded at Torkham border. Arbab Shehzad said expansion in brotherly ties and trade with neighboring Islamic country, Afghanistan was among top most priorities of Pakistan.

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