ISLAMABAD, Dec 9 (APP): Pakistan has taken all-out facilitative measures at all five Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing points to ensure the smooth processing of Afghan people, despite a heavy inflow of around 385,000 people a month. Currently, Pakistan has five crossing points operational with Afghanistan, which include Chaman, Torkham, Kharlachi, Ghulam Khan and Angoor Ada. Around… Continue reading All-out facilitation at border crossing points for monthly exodus of 385,000 Afghans
ISLAMABAD, Oct 19 (APP): The Indian apathy towards the people of war-hit Afghanistan stood exposed as the Narendra Modi government revoked the visas of Afghan students enrolled in Indian universities. According to the media reports, out of an estimated 14,000 Afghan students currently enrolled in 73 Indian universities, about 2,500 have been restrained from returning… Continue reading Revocation of Afghan student’s visas exposes India’s apathy towards war-hit Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (APP): Six truckloads containing humanitarian goods were handed over to the Afghan authorities on Tuesday to support the people of the war-hit country. Arranged by Pak Afghan Cooperation Forum, the relief goods included 17.5 tons of food items, clothing, bedding, and medical supplies. Donated by Alkhidmat Foundation and Afghan Red Crescent, the… Continue reading PACF hands over six truckloads of humanitarian aid to Afghan authorities
ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (APP): The Pak Afghan Cooperation Forum on Thursday handed over 25 tons of food items to Afghan authorities as part of its ongoing support to the people of war-hit Afghanistan. The truckload of the food items, arranged by the PACF, were handed over to the Afghan authorities at the Chaman border. The… Continue reading PACF hands over 25 tons of food items to support Afghan people
ISLAMABAD, Aug 10 (APP): A team of Pakistani ophthalmologists examined a total of 3,764 Afghan patients at a four-day free eye camp held at a hospital in Kabul. The free eye camp was organized last week by an 11-member team of Pakistani doctors in collaboration with the Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum, Al Khidmat Foundation, and Afghan… Continue reading Pakistani doctors examine 3,764 patients at free eye camp in Kabul
ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (APP): Pakistan has so far contributed $1 billion to support the reconstruction of war-ravaged Afghanistan by building hospitals, schools and roads to manifest its commitment for a prosperous Afghanistan and falsify the impression of using the country as its proxy state. Since September 2021, over 14,945 tons of humanitarian assistance had been… Continue reading Pakistan so far spends $1 bln for war-hit Afghanistan’s reconstruction
ISLAMABAD, Jul 20 (APP): A truckload of food packages containing rice, cooking oil, beans and sugar was handed over to the Afghan authorities on Wednesday to support the quake-hit Afghan people. The humanitarian assistance was sent under the arrangements of the Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum. Donated by Khadijatul Kubra Foundation, the food items were handed over… Continue reading PACF hands over a truckload of food items for quake-hit Afghan people
ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan, in collaboration with the Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum (PACF) held a weeklong free eye camp in Kabul starting from May 30. The camp has been established at Al-Noor Eye Hospital in Kabul which would continue till June 5, 2022. At the camp, the doctors would carry out 500 cataract… Continue reading AKF, PACF hold weeklong free eye camp in Kabul
Pakistan, as part of its humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, handed over a truckload of food aid to the Afghan authorities at Zero-line Torkham Border on Wednesday.
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ISLAMABAD, Mar 7 (APP):Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood held a meeting with Gasper Wieck, Germany’s Special Representative here on Monday and exchanged views on Pakistan-Germany bilateral relations and the situation in Afghanistan. Extending a warm welcome, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood shared Pakistan’s perspective on a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan and highlighted Pakistan’s efforts in this… Continue reading Foreign Secretary, Germany’s Special Representative discuss situation in Afghanistan
Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood on Tuesday received Australia’s Special Representative on Afghanistan Daniel Sloper.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (APP): A high powered delegation led by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry and Production, and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood, accompanied by Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Mohammad Sadiq, is scheduled to meet Afghan Minister of Commerce and his team at Torkham border on February 28. This was informed… Continue reading Pak, Afghan Commerce Ministers meet on Feb 28 at Torkham border
ISLAMABAD, FEB 24 (APP): The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet here on Thursday allowed regulatory cover to barter trade arrangements with Afghanistan and Iran by amending relevant provisions of Export Policy Order (EPO) 2020 and Import Policy Order (IPO) 2020. The summary for granting regulatory support for establishing barter trade arrangements with the… Continue reading ECC allows regulatory cover to barter trade with Afghanistan, Iran
PESHAWAR, Feb 24 (APP):A team of Edhi Foundation, Pakistan’s largest humanitarian organization, has reached Afghanistan for extending help to distressed Afghans. The team is headed by Saad Edhi, son of Abdul Sattar Edhi (Late), founder of the Edhi organization, says a statement issued here on Thursday. The team members are meeting different people from government… Continue reading Edhi team reaches Afghanistan, starts survey for provision of humanitarian services
ISLAMABAD, Feb 23 (APP): Pakistan on Wednesday agreed on an exceptional basis to allow the overland transportation of humanitarian assistance of 50,000 metric tons wheat and lifesaving medicines from India for Afghanistan via Attari-Wagah border up till Torkham. The first batch of 41 Afghan trucks, which entered into Pakistan through Torkham, is returning to Afghanistan… Continue reading Pakistan allows India to transport wheat for Afghanistan via Attari-Wagah border
ISLAMABAD, Feb 21 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan and the newly-appointed Executive Director of United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Catherine Russell Monday discussed UNICEF’s country programme in Pakistan as well as the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. She called on the prime minister during her first visit to Pakistan since assuming position of the… Continue reading PM, UNICEF Executive Dir. discuss Afghan humanitarian situation
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday expressing Pakistan’s commitment to eradicate polio said that Afghanistan being the primary source of polio incidence in country’s two bordering provinces, required urgent international support to avert humanitarian crisis including health emergency.
PESHAWAR, Feb 16 (APP):Alhuda Foundation and Talha Mahmood Foundation Wednesday dispatched eight trucks carrying over 200 tons of edible items to Afghanistan. Senator JUIF Talha Mahmood, Central leaders of JUIF Alhaj Shamsuddin Afridi, Kabir Khan, Additional AC Ashrafuddin, Tehsildar Torkham Ghuncha Gul and representatives of Imarat Islami were present at Torkhan Border on this occasion.… Continue reading Eight truckloads of edible items dispatched to Afghanistan