ISLAMABAD, Pakistan 

Pakistan on Saturday announced to open border with Afghanistan for four days to facilitate stranded Afghan national to return their homes, the foreign ministry said.

According to the Foreign Ministry, the decision has taken on special request from Kabul’s government.

“At the special request of the Government of Afghanistan and based on humanitarian considerations, Pakistan has decided to allow the exit of Afghan nationals in Pakistan, wishing to go back to their country,” Aisha Farooqui, spokesperson of Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The Torkham and Chaman land border crossings will open for a specific period from April

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