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For most of last year, massive numbers of trucks could be seen crossing into Afghanistan at the Torkham border with Pakistan, loaded not with flour, cooking oil or any of the other usual imports, but with returning Afghan refugees together with all ...
Trucks and other vehicles travel in the mountainous area near Torkham, close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. (AFP File Photo).
The local traders and residents of Landikotal complained that due to the overload vehicles the Peshawar-Torkham high way has damaged at various places and demanded the relevant department to take strict action against those vehicle owners who were ...
On 20 May, IOM reopened its Torkham Transit Centre for undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan, following major work to enlarge it.
A total of 4,564 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border crossing from 14-20 May, a 3% increase from the previous week, bringing the year total to 59,985.
Later in the day, an exchange of fire was reported at two check posts at Torkham Border crossing between Pakistan and Afghan armed forces in the Khyber Agency of FATA.
On Sunday, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) inaugurated a substantial expansion of its Torkham Transit Center in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province for undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan.
Khyber Agency - The custom officials foiled a bid to smuggle fertilizer to Afghanistan by recovering more than a thousand bags of fertilizer weighing nearly 60,000 kilograms from a Kabul-bound trailer loaded with rice bags at Torkham border.
According to him, the ACCI has told Pakistani businessmen that they will consider purchasing their goods on condition that Pakistan traders bring their products to the Torkham and Spin Boldak crossings. The products mainly include flour, rice, and ghee ...
... it is not inconceivable that a misunderstanding leads to another deadly skirmish. Even more likely is an incident like this one damaging relations to the extent that Pakistan is forced to close the borders at Chaman and Torkham again as a punitive ...
... families who had document those families assisted by UNHCR in Afghanistan, families who don't had document those families returned from Pakistan with any support and they were registered in Torkham and Spin Boldak borderer by IOM and DORR most ...
File photo of the Torkham crossing on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.(AFP). Two staffers of Pakistan's embassy in Kabul were detained for hours by Afghanistan's intelligence officials, prompting a strong protest from Islamabad, a media ...
Relations between China and Afghanistan are growing at a tremendous pace. Last year, Beijing not only played a vital role paving ground in the Afghan reconciliation process, but also helped the unity government in Kabul to improve law and order ...
Khyber Agency - Collector Custom Peshawar Qurban Ali revealed on Tuesday that construction of a well-equipped modern terminal at the Pak-Afghan border in Torkham was also part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative. The official, while ...
LANDIKOTAL: A Customs official said on Tuesday construction work on a state-of-the-art terminal at Torkham border would start shortly which would not only increase revenue generation but also enhance trade ties with Afghanistan and Central Asian ...
LANDIKOTAL: A Customs official said on Tuesday construction work on a state-of-the-art terminal at Torkham border would start shortly which would not only increase revenue generation but also enhance trade ties with Afghanistan and Central Asian ...
Parwaiz Khwajazada, an iron melting factory deputy in-charge, expressed concern overthe smuggling of iron to Pakistan, saying approximately about 400 to 600 tonnes of iron was being smuggled to #Pakistan via Spin Boldak and Torkham border daily.
Each person in our Group of Eight paid him 40,000 rupees (US$382) and we entered via the Torkham border in the Federally Administered Tribal Area," Gill told ucanews.
A total of 4,410 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border crossing from 7-13 May, a decrease of 24 per cent from the previous week, ahead of an expected decline during Ramadan, and bringing ...
Speaking afterwards, Rafique said the agreement of upgradation of main line track (ML1), from Karachi to Torkham, is a historic one.
The Customs authorities at the Torkham border crossing have also informed the Model Collectorate Customs (MCC), Peshawar, of the situation.
While the closure of the Torkham and Spin Boldak borders for a month between February and March stemmed the flow of returnee populations, some 17,970 undocumented Afghans arrived in the first quarter adding to the pressure on existing services and ...
A motorway project between Peshawar and Kabul is also on the cards and there is also the possibility of building a road link between Torkham and Kabul to join an existing road with Pakistan. Railway lines already under consideration include one linking ...
The border crossing at the Torkham, though, has been reopened, yet the issue of cargo containers stuck up in Afghanistan could not be resolved, which has markedly led to further decline in bilateral trade between the two neighbours.
Tens of thousands of Afghans daily used to travel to and from Pakistan via the main Torkham-Jalalabad Road before Pakistan installed proper border management system many months back.
The security forces used water cannons to disperse hundreds of the protesting residents, and then arrested nearly 50 participants of the protest before uprooting their camp established on the main Peshawar-Torkham highway. The arrested men also ...
The security forces used water cannons to disperse hundreds of the protesting residents, and then arrested nearly 50 participants of the protest before uprooting their camp established on the main Peshawar-Torkham highway. The arrested men also ...
Saad Rafique said the railway track from Karachi up to Landi Kotal, Torkham would be upgraded. To a question, he said all the four chief ministers accompanying the prime minister on his tour to China gave a clear message to the international world that ...
LANDIKOTAL: Pakistan and Afghan border authorities and Customs officials agreed to extend border opening timings to facilitate smooth running of commercial vehicles flow via Torkham border. A statement issued by the deputy collector of Pakistan Customs ...
Saad Rafique told APP that the railway track from Karachi upto Landikotal, Torkham would be upgraded and the speed of the trains on the route would be doubled from 80 to 160 kilometer per hour besides improvement in the signalling system.
"By virtue of close coordination of the customs administration with FC authorities at Torkham and Afghan customs authority across the border, FC authorities have extended the closure timing of the main gate by two hours daily," the press release said.
Both countries incessantly accuse each other of patronising anti-state elements. The tense bilateral relations led to the closure of the Pak-Afghan borders at Torkham and Chaman for two weeks between February and March. Even when the borders are open, ...
A Pakistani Army soldier stands guard in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber, near Torkham border post between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
For most of the last year, massive numbers of trucks could be seen crossing into Afghanistan at the Torkham border, loaded not with flour, cooking oil or any of the other usual imports, but with returning Afghan refugees together with all their worldly ...
As if this provocative act was not enough, Afghan forces repeated the offensive act across Torkham border in Khyber Agency by firing for one hour on two Pakistani posts.
"The ministry of finance has undertaken a number of initiatives to use TIR which include the TIR management body at customs centers and the introduction of Torkham, Hairatan, Aqina, Sher Khan Bandar, Kabul, Herat, Balkh and Kunduz customs centers to ...
Both countries incessantly accuse each other of patronising anti-state elements. The tense bilateral relations led to the closure of the Pak-Afghan borders at Torkham and Chaman for two weeks between February and March. Even when the borders are open, ...
As if this attack was not enough, Afghan forces continued the offensive across Torkham border. As a consequence Pakistan had to close the Bab-e-Dosti Chaman border gate as well as Torkham gate. The situation continues to be tense. Naturally Pakistan ...
The first time I had looked at Afghanistan was from the Torkham border, in 1979, shortly after the April 1978 Saur Revolution.
Landi Kotal: Over 100 Pakistanis holding only computerised national identity cards (CNICs) availed of a rare opportunity to cross over to Pakistan from Afghanistan on Tuesday as authorities had relaxed the rule of passport for a day at the Torkham border.
A total of 5,781 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak (Kandahar province) border crossings from 30 April to 6 May, according to the Border Monitoring Team ...
A total of 5,781 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham and Spin Boldak border crossings from 30 April - 6 May, an increase of 2 per cent from the previous week, and bringing the year total to 51,001.
Pakistan had closed its borders with Afghanistan at Chaman and Torkham on February 18 after a series of terror attacks in the country killed over 100 people.
In response to the attack, Pakistan had closed its borders with Afghanistan at Chaman and Torkham on February 18 after a series of terrorist attacks in the country killed over 100 people.
These books are used for those vehicles that come in the city from the Torkham or presently close Chaman borders. Subsequently, the registration of non-custom paid vehicles becomes easy.
In response to the attack, Pakistan had closed its borders with Afghanistan at Chaman and Torkham on February 18 after a series of terrorist attacks in the country killed over 100 people.
CHAMAN (Dunya News) - Over 50 Afghan nationals were killed on Sunday in retaliation of Pakistan Army against Afghan troops' bid to capture houses along the Line of Control in Pakistani territory.
Peshawar: Following cross border attack by Afghanistan in Chaman, the neighboring country once again resorted to another cross-border attack at Torkham crossing. Pakistan's armed forces retaliated the Afghan attack, after which the spell of shelling ...
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders held a huge gathering in the border town of Torkham in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, calling on #Pakistan to avoid fueling rift between tribes on both sides of ...
In Nangarhar, tribal elder Haji Khalil addressed a public gathering in the border town of Torkham, and urged Islamabad not to hinder the free movement of the civilians who share brotherly ties and ethnic lineages across the Durand Line.


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