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Indo-Pak ‘rail communication’ agreement extended

Indian Sikh pilgrims wave to onlookers after arriving at the Wagah border in Pakistan to attend the Baisakhi festival

New Delhi: The Agreement between India and Pakistan relating to rail communication has been extended by mutual consent through diplomatic channels for the period of three years from 19 January 2016 to 18 January 2019.

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. (ANI)

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