ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan has decided to allow the exit of Afghan nationals in Pakistan, wishing to go back to their Country, the Foreign Office said on Saturday.
In a statement, the Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said that the decision has been made at the special request of the Afghan government and based on humanitarian considerations.
The Spokesperson said that the Torkham and Chaman land border crossings will be opened for a specific period from April 6-9, 2020 to facilitate the Afghan nationals.
Aisha Farooqui said that as a neighbor and in view of fraternal bilateral relations, Pakistan remains in abiding solidarity with the people of Afghanistan, particularly at this time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
On #Afghanistan’s special request & on humanitarian considerations,we are allowing exit of 🇦🇫 nationals, wishing to go back to their country,through Torkham & Chaman border crossings on 6-9 April.
We remain in solidarity with our Afghan brethren at this time of global pandemic.
— Spokesperson 🇵🇰 MoFA (@ForeignOfficePk) April 4, 2020