Kabul: July 27, 2021- (TDI): Today, forty-six Afghan soldiers were handed over to Afghan government officials at Nawapass, Bajaur.
At the request of the local commander of the Afghan National Army, Pakistan has granted refuge to forty-six Afghan soldiers, including five officers, at the Pak-Afghan international border in the Chitral region. The Pakistani army contacted Afghan authorities for information and to complete the relevant paperwork. As per military protocol, Afghan soldiers have been given food and medical care.
According to the ISPR, these soldiers have now been peacefully returned to Afghan authorities after following the proper military procedures. The ISPR stated that Pakistan understands its role as a vital stakeholder in the Afghan peace process and will continue to provide all types of assistance to Afghanistan in times of need.