BORDER TROUBLES * Pakistan / India & Afghanistan: Trucking problems
* Kabul (Afghanistan) bans Pakistan transit trade as Islamabad refuses to allow Indian trucks through Wagah border
Pakistani transit trade trucks have been barred from using the Afghan route to carry goods to the Central Asian countries, after Pakistan rejected President Ashraf Ghani’s call to allow Indian vehicles to Afghanistan through Wagah border... A statement issued by the spokesman for Afghan President, Shah Hussain, said that the decision to ban Pakistan’s transit trade was taken during a top level meeting held in Kabul... According to him, Pakistan did not allow Afghan trucks carrying dry fruits to India to cross the Chaman border. The Pakistan’s move caused great loss to Afghanistan... He said that the Pakistani border officials were also informed about the decision ... (See Google' map) ... Meanwhile, the Pakistani Foreign Office spokesman, Nafees Zakaria, said that Pakistan did not ban any Afghan transit trade truck, and in fact only Indian trucks were not allowed to use the Pakistani route to reach Afghanistan...
Wagah, India - The Daily Pakistan, by Ali Zain - September 11, 2016
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