Pakistan to allow transportation of humanitarian assistance of wheat to Afghanistan from India

Islamabad, February 23 (KMS): Pakistan has agreed on an exceptional basis to allow the overland transportation of humanitarian assistance of 50,000 metric ton wheat and lifesaving medicines from India for Afghanistan via Attari-Wagah border up till Torkham.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar in a statement on Wednesday said the first batch of 41 Afghan trucks, which entered into Pakistan through Torkham, is returning to Afghanistan today after loading the Indian wheat consignment at Attari-Wagah.

The spokesperson said Pakistan has been closely coordinating with all sides to facilitate smooth transit of the humanitarian assistance.

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