Speaking at a presser the Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed said that Pakistan would grant a 21-day transit visa to diplomats and others being evacuated from Afghanistan in order to facilitate the withdrawal process.
Sheikh Rasheed said that residents of any country would be given a 21-day on arrival visa of Pakistan.
The Interior Minister said that “We are ready to give 21-day visa to diplomats of United States, Germany, Britain and others,” added that citizen of any country could also avail from the facility after being evacuated from Afghanistan.
Sheikh Rasheed also assured that Afghan citizens having proper documentation would also be able to get a Pakistan visa.
He also announced that a government would be formed in Afghanistan after August 31 and said that they have been assured that the Afghan soil would not be used against Pakistan.
The Interior Minister said that “We have sealed 2686 kilometer long Afghan border to refrain crossing from the other side,” added that Chaman and Torkham border crossings are currently being operated for public and goods transit and remained fully operational.
It must be noted that a large number of Afghan citizens have been filmed outside the Kabul airport to get an opportunity to leave the country after the Taliban takeover.
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