India-Pakistan agreement on rail link extended for three years

Friday, Jan 29, 2016,16:04 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | India and Pakistan have extended their agreement relating to rail communication by mutual consent through diplomatic channels for next three years. The agreement has been extended from January 19, 2016 to January 18, 2019, a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs said here today.

The Agreement, signed on 28 June, 1976, enables India-Pakistan rail communication both in respect of goods and passenger traffic. Currently, passenger and goods traffic operates on Delhi Lahore route via Attari Wagah, and passenger traffic between Jodhpur and Karachi via Munabao Khokhrapar.

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