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Pakistan allows overland transportation of humanitarian assistance from India to Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The government of Pakistan agreed on an exceptional basis to allow the overland transportation of humanitarian assistance of 50,000 MT wheat and lifesaving medicines from India for Afghanistan via Attari-Wagah border up till Torkham.

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In a statement on Wednesday, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Asim Iftikhar Ahmad said that Pakistan has been closely coordinating with all sides to facilitate smooth transit of the humanitarian assistance.

The Spokesperson told that 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.

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