Friday 18 January, 2019
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The Khaama Press News Agency
Tag Archives: Durand Line

The Pakistani military has said the fencing work along Durand Line will be completed by 2019 as the work has completed in 802 kilometers of the line.A spokesman for the Military of Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor said Saturday that 233 forts have also been constructed along the line.Gen. Ghafoor further added that around 843 forts...

The Afghan Senate House, Meshrano Jirga, chairman Fazal Hadi Muslimayar reacted to the alleged remarks of a U.S. Senator regarding the recognition of Durand Line. In his speech during the general session of the Senate House on Sunday, Muslimyar said condemned the alleged remarks by the U.S. Senators for conditioning their aid to Afghanistan subject...

The Afghan and Pakistani forces have briefly exchanged fire along the Drand Line in Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province. A source in 205th Maiwand Corps of the Afghan Military confirmed the incident and said the brief exchange of fire by the two sides. The source further added that the skirmish is not intense but both the Afghan and Pakistani...

The Pakistani military officials have said as many as 60,000 more troops will be added to increase patrols along the Durand Line with Afghanistan. The officials have said the main purpose of a boost in troops number is to increase patrols along the Line with an aim to curb the flow of insurgents passing between the two nations. Citing the informed,...

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed concerns regarding the alleged financial US support to Pakistan for fencing the Durand Line. The Office of the Former President in a statement said Hamid Karzai is deeply concerned over the US financial assistance to Pakistan for fencing the Durand Line. The statement further added that the former...

The soldiers of the Afghan Border Forces suffered casualties during the clashes with the militants close to Durand Line in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said Thursday that a group of militants launched coordinated attack on security posts of the border forces in Spin Boldak, near the...

The Dawn News in Pakistan has rejected a report attributed to the news outlet suggesting that the Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar has recognized Durand Line as the official international border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. “A fake Facebook post screenshot doctored to pose as Dawn.com surfaced on social media on Thursday,”...

The Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the fencing along the Durand Line will not create obstacles between the people of the two sides. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, General Bajwa made the remarks while meeting President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his visit to Kabul...