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Pakistan approaches ADB to assist with resolving transit traffic

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Pakistan approaches ADB to assist with resolving transit traffic

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Pakistan’s government has approached the Asian Development Bank for modernizing border point infrastructure to make available quality border-crossing services.

This comes amid increased trade and transit traffic through Torkham and Chaman borders.

The project, estimated to cost USD 20mn, will include land acquisition, design and layout of border crossing points in line with security requirements, installation of inspection-related and information and communication technology equipment, changes in cross-border processes and procedures and capaition development of officials.

The project is aimed at reducing waiting time for people and goods to cross the frontier.



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