PM Imran Khan opens Pak-Afghan border amid Covid-19 outbreak


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Islamabad - 'We remain committed to supporting our Afghan brothers and sisters'


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Published: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 2:24 PM

Last updated: Fri 20 Mar 2020, 4:34 PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday directed to open the border with Afghanistan to allow crossing over of trucks "to support Afghan brothers and sisters" amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
In his tweet, the prime minister said: "Despite global pandemic of Covid-19, we remain committed to supporting our Afghan brothers and sisters."
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Imran Khan said he had given instructions to open the border between Chaman and Spin Boldak, Afghanistan- telling authorities to "let trucks crossover into Afghanistan".

"In time of crisis, we remain steadfast with Afghanistan," he asserted.

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