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Afghan transit trade through Wagah to start from July 15

Afghan transit trade through Wagah to start from July 15

LAHORE: Pakistan has allowed Afghan exports through Wagah border crossing from July 15, 2020, said a statement on Monday.

At the 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, 2020, 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.

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