Pakistan decides to launch luxury bus service for Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to launch luxury bus service for Afghanistan.
Decision has been taken to launch luxury bus service for travelling from Pakistan to Afghanistan through land route.In this regard international bus terminal will be set up on Turkham border for clearance of customs and immigration of goods and passengers.
Sources said the matters have been settled between ministry of communication of Pakistan and Afghanistan on this count.
The two sides have agreed on principal to start bus service. Pakistan and Afghanistan will give final shape to the arrangements in their respective limits.
This decision has been taken in the meeting of Afghanistan International coordination cell in view of the difficulties being faced in air travelling between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Luxury bus service will be started from Peshawar to Jalal Abad.According to documents FBR has issued notification for establishment of International bus service terminal on Turkham border.
Initially bus service comprising 15 to 20 seats will be run . Later the number of buses will be increased. An international bus service terminal is being set up in Jalal Abad.