Pakistan decides to resume Afghan exports at Wagah border crossing july 13, 2020

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Pakistan decides to resume Afghan exports at Wagah border crossing july 13, 2020

         ISLAMABAD-At a special request of the Government of Afghanistan and with a view to facilitating Afghanistan’s transit trade, Pakistan has decided to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing from July 15 after implementing COVID-19 related protocols.

With this step, Pakistan has fulfilled its commitments under Pakistan-Afghanistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA). Pakistan has restored bilateral trade and Afghan transit trade at all border crossing terminals to pre-COVID-19 status,” Foreign office spokesperson in a press release on Monday said.

Pakistan remained fully committed to further strengthening its bilateral relations with Afghanistan in all areas including trade and to facilitate Afghanistan’s transit trade under APTTA, it added.