Torkham: Captain(R)Islam Zeb, the newly appointed Political Agent(PA) of Khyber Agency paid surprise visits to Torkham border and inspected various public and private departments on Wednesday.
PA Islam Zeb along with assistant political agent of Landikotal Niaz Muhammad visited Torkham border and met with officials and other public and private sectors employees. He checked offices of National Logistic Cell,Pakistan Customs,Nadra,Import and export and Torkham taxi stand.
Islam Zeb also talked with Afghan passengers at Torkham border and find their travelling difficulties.
An Afghan citizen Naqeeb told PA Khyber that Pakistan should take back monthly entry and exit condition placed for Afghan nationals residing in Pakistan.
He requested the official that it was hard for everyone to visit Torkham border along with family members to stamp their passport every omth.He said Pakistan should facilitate passengerd coming via Torkham border so that they could meet their near and dear ones in Pakistan.
Islam Zeb assured the afghan national and said that they were at their service to help improve travelling facilities for oassengers. The officials also checked goods documentation process and met with Pakistan custom officials. He also inspected the water coolers and shades installed for passengers a month ago.
PA Khyber formally locked the Michni checkpost near the Torkham border and directed the government employees to report to Landikotal administration office.