TorKham: Pakistanis visiting Afghanistan have enjoyed the privilege of free visit to Afghanistan for more than four decades but Starting from January 1, possession of Pakistani passport has been made mandatory for cross-border movement by Pakistani nationals at Torkham border following the arrest of some suspected Afghans with fake Pakistani Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs).

Authorities made the announcement through loudspeakers and displayed banners at prominent places at the border to apprise Pakistani nationals about the new restrictions prior to expiry of the deadline which was December 31