Afghan Ambassador Atif Mashal has said that the Pakistani government has promised to open crossing points to allow stranded nationals to return to Afghanistan.
Hundreds of Afghan nationals, majority had come to Pakistan for treatment, are stuck in Pakistan due to closure of the border with Afghanistan. Pakistan has recently extended closure of the border for another two weeks.
Ambassador Mashal said Pakistani government has promised to reopen the crossing soon for few days after his efforts and contacts with Pakistani officials.
He said the Afghan embassy will arrange the embassy’s transport for the patients and families in view of closure of transports in Pakistan.