Border crossing with Afghanistan to remain closed for 2 days    October 19, 2018

Pakistan has decided to keep friendship gates on Pak-Afghan border crossing points at Chaman and Torkham closed for today and tomorrow.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal in a statement on Friday said that the crossing points have been closed on the Afghan request.

The spokesperson said the decision has been taken to support Afghanistan in smooth conduct of upcoming Parliamentary elections

Dr Muhammad Faisal said both the crossing points will remain closed for all kinds of traffic except emergency cases.