PESHAWAR  -  The border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Torkham, will be functional round the clock from 1st August while gates would be opened on borders at Mohmand and Chitral from August 7, said a spokesman of FBR.

Talking to media here Friday, the spokesman of Pakistan Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said that KP FBR office has been informed in this regard, accordingly. In light of federal government directions Pak-Afghan border (Torkham) would be functional from 1st August round the clock adding additional staff has been deputed at the site.

He said the deputation of more staff of Customs and KP Police and concerned law enforcement departments is underway at Torkham border.

Similarly, he said gates of Pak-Afghan borders located at Mohmand, Chitral and adjoining areas would also be opened from August 7 and suggestions for deputation of staff have been sent to the concerned department.