ISLAMABAD: (Web Desk) The government has added Kharlachi border to the list of borders for exports of goods from Pakistan to Afghanistan.
The commerce ministry has issued an SRO to amend the Export Policy Order 2020. After the amendment, the export to Afghanistan and Central Asian countries through Afghanistan shall be allowed through export land routes i.e. Torkham, Chaman and Ghulam Khan and Qamar Uddin Karez, Kharlachi.
The Kharlachi border crossing in Kurram tribal district was reopened in July 2020 to trade with Afghanistan after remaining closed for four months due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Formal trade will begin with Afghanistan through Kharlachi crossing, the nearest point with Kabul.