LANDI KOTAL: (APP) Interior Minister , Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday approved establishment of NADRA Office at Torkham Gate crossing point on Pak-Afghan border at Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency for screening and checking people entering and exiting Pakistan.
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The minister, who paid a detailed visit to Khyber Agency also approved installation of Vehicle's Scanner to check heavy vehicles and containers at Torkham Gate.
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan also instructed political administration of Khyber Agency to preserve and renovate all historical places in the agency which remained witnessed to great invaders who used Khyber Pass to enter subcontinent.
The minister also appreciated sacrifices made by personnel of security forces specially the FC in war against terror.
The interior minister supported the idea of repairing Khyber Railway, where previously Khyber Safari used to ply. He assured bringing it to the knowledge of railway minister to repair damaged track and renew Steam Safari Train .
Construction work at Torkham border gateway to complete soon
The Interior Minister was deeply impressed by the rich history of Khyber Agency and sacrifices made by Khyber Rifles in bringing peace to the area. The minister during the visit to Torkham border also shook hands with Afghan border guards.
The Afghan guards asked Chaudhry Nisar to allow entery of sick patients from the Afghan side. The interior minister promised to immediately start work on easy visa system for ailing patients coming to Pakistan.