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India to use Afghan trucks for sending aid to Afghanistan through Pakistan

Dawn 04 Dec 2021
ISLAMABAD. Pakistan on Friday permitted use of Afghan trucks for transporting Indian humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. “It has been decided to allow the use of Afghan trucks for transportation from Wagah border to Torkham,” FO spokesman Asim Iftikhar said ... FO says transportation from Wagah to Torkham allowed.

Pakistan to allow Afghan trucks to ferry Indian wheat to Afghanistan

The Times of India 03 Dec 2021
India and Pakistan seemed close to breaking the deadlock over delivery of 50,000 MT of Indian wheat to Afghanistan with Islamabad announcing on Friday it had conveyed to India its consent to the proposed use of Afghan trucks for transporting the grain ... The same was conveyed to the Indian high commission in Islamabad on Friday.

Pakistan says Afghan trucks can carry Indian aid to Afghanistan

The Telegraph India 03 Dec 2021
According to the Pakistan foreign office, this was communicated to the Indian charge d’affaires in Islamabad on Friday ... Over a month later, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan told a Taliban delegation in Islamabad that it would consider their request for allowing the Indian shipment to be transported through Pakistani territory.

Pakistan to allow use of Afghan trucks for transportation from Wagah border to Torkham

Beijing News 03 Dec 2021
Islamabad , December 3 (ANI). Pakistan on Friday said that it will allow the use of Afghan trucks for transportation from the Wagah border to Torkham. This decision was announced by the Pakistan Foreign Ministry days after it allowed the transportation of 50,000 metric tonnes (MT) ...

Pakistan to allow Afghan trucks to transport wheat, life-saving drugs from India to Afghanistan

Indian Express 03 Dec 2021
Two months after India requested Pakistan to allow transportation of food grains to Afghanistan via land route, Islamabad told New Delhi Friday that it will allow “Afghan trucks” for transportation of wheat and life-saving medicines. The decision was conveyed by the Pakistan’s foreign ministry to Indian diplomats in Islamabad.

Indo-Pak rivalry impedes aid delivery to Afghanistan

MENA FN 03 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok). Islamabad has turned down New Delhi's proposal for the transportation of 50,000 metric tonnes of wheat as humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan ... .

BRT's int'l recognition brings embarrassment for critics: Gill

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
ISLAMABAD, Dec 2 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Dec, 2021 ) .Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Political Communication Thursday said appreciation of the Peshawar Bus Rapid ...

Farrukh credits KP govt for Peshawar BRT mention in sustainable transport awards

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Dec, 2021 ) .Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib said on Thursday that due to ...

India, Pakistan and the Taliban working together

Democratic Underground 01 Dec 2021
New Delhi has chosen instead to take the diplomatic initiative to engage Pakistan constructively, seeking transit facilities for transporting 50,000 metric tons of wheat as humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan ... It now transpires that Pakistan has given the green light to the transit request for the Indian wheat to be transported to Afghanistan.
photo: AP / Mark Schiefelbein
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, right, gestures to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018.

Chinese-Pakistan issues slow down CPEC projects rollout

Greek City Times 01 Dec 2021
Mosharraf Zaidi, chief executive of Tabadlab, a think tank based in Islamabad, said CPEC has also had a profound impact on urban and highway transport, and helped in the construction of numerous roads connecting villages ... Islamabad is alarmed by the costliness of Chinese projects.

ECC allows transit of 50,000 metric tons of wheat from India

The News International 30 Nov 2021
Under the transit trade, Islamabad does not allow transportation of goods from India through trucks from the Wagah. "On the basis of a special case as Afghanistan is facing a crisis-like situation, Islamabad ...

Centre rejects Sindh LG system

The News International 29 Nov 2021
The minister further stated that education, health, transport, tourism and water supply and sewerage departments would work under the mayor in Islamabad ... Umar said that the PTI-led government will resolve Karachi's transport issues as he announced that PM Imran Khan will inaugurate the project in Karachi in two weeks.

President Alvi calls for steps to integrate ECO region

Dawn 29 Nov 2021
ISLAMABAD ... He called for ensuring the implementation of ECO Vision 2025, and the Islamabad Declaration, a free or preferential trade arrangement; strengthening of regional institutions such as the ECO Trade and Development Bank (ETDB) and operationalisation of the ECO Reinsurance Company (ERC).

ECO founders working together to promote regional transportation

Irna 29 Nov 2021
Rahim Hayat Qureshi in an article published in the daily ‘the Nation’ said in 1964, Pakistan, Iran, and Turkey came together and formed the Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD) ... The major breakthrough achieved in the field of transport during the current year was the operationalization of the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Road Corridor ... 272**2050.

ECO members discuss ways to promote trade, investment

Anadolu Agency 28 Nov 2021
The Turkmen president underlined that energy and transportation play a decisive role in global economic growth ... Welcoming the activation of the Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul corridor, Alvi said ECO members should robustly develop their transportation corridors in accordance with the Transit Transport Framework Agreement (TTFA).