LANDIKOTAL: Former federal minister and current Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf(PTI) Fata coordinator, Doctor Noorul Haq Qadri has asked the Afghan president Ashraf Ghani that do not play in Narendra Modi hands as Hindu and Jewish lobbies want to use Afghan soil to economically and politically destabilize Pakistan.
Addressing a public gathering arranged by All Torkham Custom clearing agents association at the Torkham border on Saturday Dr. Nóorulhaq termed the Afghan president Ashraf Ghani was the puppet of Narendra Modi. He wants him to use for Indian interests in Afghanistan. However, Qadri said Afghanistan was their second home and Pakistan want cordial relations with the Afghan citizens.
PTI leader said India and the United States of America have failed in Afghanistan to achieve their wasted interests. He said due to the illegal occupation in the Afghanistan United States and its allied forces killed hundreds of innocent people.
“Afghanistan is our second homeland but Pakistan is our beloved country and we do not want to compromise on its solidarity and integrity”, said Noorul Haq Qadri.
Regarding the strict border management policy at the Torkham border, Qadri said due to inappropriate restrictions in the import and export documentation process all the businessmen and traders in Pakistan were going in losses in the past two years. He said National Logistic Cell (NLC) should respect the agreement signed with the Khugakhel tribe elders. He said Khugakhel tribespeoples were the first owners of the Torkham property and the government not do anything on the border but with their consent.
Custom clearing agents association Chairmen Mirajuddin Shinwari, vice president Mujeeb Khan Shinwari and others said 16 billion rupees per month had been generated in the past years but after the restrictions on the Pak-Afghan border it dropped to only 9.5 million per month. They said that Pakistan customs and NLC officials were gradually making the import and export process difficult for the local traders. They said that the Khugakhel tribe would not let anyone snatch their land from them. The customs agents’ office-bearers threatened to block the Torkham-Landikotal road and markets in Torkham bazaar if the government does not stop grabbing their land.