The first shipment of #Afghan goods crossed over to India in two trucks on Saturday, six days after Pakistan announced the resumption of Afghan exports to India through the Attari-Wagah border to facilitate transit trade. (Hindustan Times)
Amritsar: Eight trucks from Afghanistan crossed over to India through the Attari-Wagah border to facilitate transit trade. Chandan Kumar,Customs official at Integrated Check Post (ICP), Attari says,"On 18 July, 2 trucks had come from Afghanistan & today 6 trucks have arrived".
Amritsar: Eight trucks from Afghanistan crossed over to India through the Attari-Wagah border to facilitate transit trade. (ANI)
This another example of Pakistan's creation of mirage of goodwill. Pak is seeking monopolistic transport practices. It is not allowing Afghan two-way transit rights: MEA on Pak allowing Afghanistan to send goods to India via Wagah border
Traders in Amritsar are upbeat over resumption of business after Pakistan had recently allowed Afghanistan to send goods to India via the Attari-Wagah border under the Afghanistan–Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement.
Punjab: 50 Hindu families from Pakistan arrived in India today via Wagah-Attari border on a 25-day visa to visit Haridwar. Laxman Das, a Pakistani Hindu says, "after taking holy dip in Haridwar, I will think about my future. However, I want to stay in India."
Did you know? The lowering of the flags ceremony at the Wagah border is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have jointly followed since 1959!
I crossed border by mistake when I was caught. I was here for 14 months. I don't want to go back. India is good. I can get a job. I wish Indian govt would let me stay: Ashfaq Ali, 16-yr-old Pakistani prisoner who was arrested last year, after being released,at Attari-Wagah border