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Pakistan begins fencing on Durand Line

Pakistan begins fencing on Durand Line

Jun 21, 2017 - 09:10

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Pakistaninfo-icon has started fencing of the Durand Lineinfo-icon the separate the two countries to stop cross boarder terrorism and infiltration, a media report said on Wednesday.

The process of fencing would be completed in phases, Radio Pakistan reported.

In the first phase, high infiltration prone areas on the Durand Line in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agencies are being fenced.

Fencing of remaining border areas including Balochistan will be executed in the second phase.

Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and FC Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are constructing new forts and border posts to improve surveillance and defensibility.

These measures are being taken to improve security situation along the Durand Line.  

A secure Pak-Afghan border is in common interest of both countries and a well-coordinated border security mechanism is essential for enduring peace and stability.


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