Torkham border closed due to COVID-19: Interior Minister

 Torkham border closed due to COVID-19: Interior Minister

Torkham border closed due to COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, 06 July: Keeping in view the worsening situation of COVID-19, the Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan has been closed, said Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed.

In his tweet, Sheikh Rasheed said, the border crossing has been closed on the directives of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

“The Torkham border crossing will remain closed till further orders from the NCOC.”

Earlier on May 5, Pakistan had sealed its land borders with Iran and Afghanistan over apprehensions regarding the transmission of new variants of the coronavirus to the country.

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