Move to ensure availability of fruits and vegetables at a cheaper rate and allow import of perishable items, says CM.
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Pakistan is committed to facilitate transit trade of landlocked Afghanistan, says PM Imran.
Afghan National Security Council spokesman confirms meeting to reporters in Kabul.
Dr Faisal says pilgrims won't need to carry passports and will not be charged fee from Nov 9 to Nov 12.
The war of words between Islamabad and Kabul over the alleged harassment of diplomats began on Sunday.
Pakistan has closed its consular services in Kabul citing security concerns.
Embassy vehicles were "hit by motorcycles" while going towards the Embassy; operations shut "until further intimation".
Ban on export of wheat was imposed about two months ago.
Afghan president fires foreign ministry spokesman over comments on Pakistan's talks with Taliban: media
The spokesperson was also referred for prosecution, the media report quotes a source as saying.
"The Taliban delegation didn't call on the prime minister. All news published and aired in this regard are baseless."
'Unspecified' row between border authorities of Pakistan and Afghanistan slows down goods transportation.
Chaman crossing emerges as a favoured route for cargo movement.
"In spite of security issues along [the] border, Pakistan will continue to support its Afghan brothers," says FO.
Borders closed for strengthening security in view of the fourth presidential election being held in Afghanistan.
Pakistani transporters told that none of them will be allowed to enter Afghanistan without a valid visa.
In a meeting with Trump in New York on Monday, Imran says will insist that peace dialogue regarding Afghanistan resume.
Imran Khan says anyone thinking of going to Kashmir to "perform jihad" will be doing a disservice to Kashmiri people.
The terminal has been operating 24/7 on a trial basis and will be opened formally at a ceremony in Torkham.
The chief minister says the border will formally be opened by PM Imran soon.
Regrets twisting of facts by Afghanistan about recent incidents of firing along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Country’s imports contract 18pc while exports jump 14pc in July.
A senior official in the FBR tells Dawn that the country needs to allow quota-based import of smuggling-prone items.
“Zalmay Khalilzad appreciated Pakistan’s wholehearted support to the process of peace."
Embassy in Kabul earlier announced that the number of visas issued to Afghanis will be restricted.
This marks the first time that the country’s top generals are accompanying the prime minister to a White House meeting.
Says blame-game contrary to the spirit of understanding between leaders of the two countries.
Talks had collapsed in September 2015 after Kabul insisted on including India in transit treaty negotiations.
President Alvi expresses Pakistan's resolve to assist Afghanistan during its post-war reconstruction phase.
President Ghani will also travel to Lahore during the two-day visit.
57 Afghan delegates attend conference to forward the Afghan peace process being held at Bhurban.