Torkham Passage Opens for Afghan Students

Kabul – Pakistan embassy in Kabul has announced that the Torkham passage has been opened for almost 1,000 students.

On Sunday, October 17, a statement was published by the embassy, saying that 986 students who have been admitted to the universities from September 15 to October 7, and 57 scholars of the Allama Iqbal scholarship can pass through Torkham passage to Pakistan.

All Afghan students could pass through the border, and they may join their educational centers, the embassy said.
Pakistan had closed the Torkham border for the people of Afghanistan due to the recent changes, and the spate of refugees from Afghanistan.