Abdullah Abdullah has thanked Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan for opening the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing which the authorities in Pakistan had shut to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus.
“Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the President of the Inclusive Government of Afghanistan, thanked the Prime Minister of Pakistan for opening the Chaman-Spin Boldak gate for the transit of trade commodities,” Abdullah’s Office said in a statement.
The statement further added that 1854 trucks, 3200 containers and 6000 containers were left were left stranded in along Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing and Karachi for the past two weeks.
The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul informed that the government of Pakistan has reopened the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing after Abdullah urged the Pakistani Ambassador to relay his message to Prime Minister Imran Khan, the statement said.
This comes as Pakistan closed the border crossings with Afghanistan in a bid to prevent the further spread of coronavirus.
The authorities in Pakistan have so far recorded 301 positive cases of coronavirus across the country and 2 deaths as a result of the virus.