To address the smuggling issues and cross border movement
, fencing of the border was done and barriers were placed.
COAS General Raheel Sharif said that clearance of mountain passes in Rajgal despite this being the most treacherous terrain where terrorists were entrenched on the high mountain passes to stay both sides of the border, is a manifestation of Pakistan's commitment to check cross border movement
and will go a long way in helping our initiative of Border Management.
He said Pakistan is erecting barbed wire on border with Afghanistan to prevent illegal cross border movement
Malik contacted the Afghan Interior Minister to submit his complaint over the incident and blamed Afghan authorities for not preventing the cross border movement
of militants into Pakistan, reports The Dawn.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif Tuesday said Pakistan had started work of fencing border with Afghanistan as it was imperative to regulate cross border movement
Fencing is considered essential to deny illegal movement of persons and goods, thereby checking cross border movement
of terrorists and their facilitation and abettors.
In the context of enhanced monitoring of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, we exchanged views on selective fencing, aerial surveillance, and use of modern technology like biometrics in border movement
,'' Kasuri said.
Pakistan had introduced visas and passports for Afghan nationals in June 2016 over concerns that free border movement
would enable the militants to enter Pakistan for violence.