Pakistan to lay rail track for trade with Afghanistan: Dastagir

TORKHAM: Federal Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan Thursday said that a railway track will be laid very soon in order to increase trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The minister visited Torkham border and inspected customs office, Michani post and border in the area. Political Agent Khyber Agency Khalid Maqbool briefed the minister over the Torkham border.
Dastagir said he had also informed the Afghan side about Pakistan’s efforts to operationalise its railway for the Afghan cargo’s transit to carry 400 containers of Afghan cargo to Torkham and Chaman border points. He said that a dry fort and a well-equipped terminal will be built at Torkham Border.


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