Those wishing to cross the Afghan border into Pakistan without travel documents will not be allowed in, Pakistan’s adviser to the prime minister on foreign affairs told the Senate standing committee on Thursday.
Sartaj Aziz said facilities are being made available for more effective border management. He added that four gates are being erected on the Pak-Afghan border.
The gates are being erected on the Pakistan side of the border Aziz told the committee.
Aziz informed the joint meeting of Senate of Pakistan’s standing committees on foreign and defense affairs that Kabul has been told to take serious steps for dialogue with the Taliban.
The solution to Afghanistan’s problems lie in dialogue and cannot be solved with a military solution, Foreign Secretary Azaz Chaudhry told the committee, adding that most of the border management work was being conducted at the Torkham border.–(Pakistan Today)