Senior officials of Commerce ministries of Pakistan and Afghanistan meet at Torkham today [Monday] to discuss various important matters related to smooth movement of people and patients across the border.

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Industry Abdul Razak Dawood will lead the Pakistan side while the Afghan side will be led by its Commerce Minister.

According to a press release issued in Islamabad, the two sides will discuss issuance of temporary admission documents, increase in timings of border crossing points and establishment of joint border infrastructure.

They will also discuss training of Afghan nominees for trade and smooth crossing of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.

Time frame for reinitiating the stalled Torkham-Jalalabad road project and start of Peshawar-Jalalabad and Quetta-Kandhar luxury bus service are also part of the discussion.

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