ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced to construct more gates at Pak-Afghan border for surveillance and mobilization of people crossing the border while those small incidents often occurred at border which should not be named as war nor ceasefire was an appropriate term to be used for Pak-Afghan border tension, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson has stated on Thursday.
In a weekly press briefing by spokesperson FO, Nafees Zakaria said that border management was a part of a strategy to counter terrorism. Other than Torkham, gates would installed on other border crossings as well, Zakaria said.
The main motive of Afghan ambassadors meeting at FO and General Headquarters (GHQ) was to diminish tensions and resolve the issue through dialogue, Zakaria added. He also said that war against terror would be brought to its logical end.
Briefing the media he also stated that issues regarding Kulbhushan Yadav were a part of Pak-Iran bilateral cooperation.
By the next week, Pakistan would become a regular member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), spokesperson FO said.