Pakistan opens Chaman border crossing

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on Friday decided to make Chaman border crossing operational for public movement for seven days a week ahead of Eidul Fitr.
A notification has been issued by the interior ministry in this regards which stated that the Chaman border crossing will be allowed to remain operational for 18 hours a day seven days a week with immediate effect.
Earlier in January, the construction work for a separate route for women had started at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing in Chaman which was a longstanding demand of the tribal advisers and political parties.
Morever, Pakistan had also established camps near to the border where travellers are being kept.–Agencies