To address the smuggling issues and cross border movement
, fencing of the border was done and barriers were placed.
''In the context of enhanced monitoring of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, we exchanged views on selective fencing, aerial surveillance, and use of modern technology like biometrics in border movement
,'' Kasuri said.
Pakistan had introduced visas and passports for Afghan nationals in June 2016 over concerns that free border movement
would enable the militants to enter Pakistan for violence.
She underlined that effective steps are must for preventing cross border movement
of militants and their attacks
Aizaz Chaudhry said Islamabad wants systematic border management along Pak-Afghan border to effectively check the cross border movement
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said the fencing is in the best interest of both the countries to stop illegal cross border movement
5 peace deal between the Pakistan government and tribesmen in North Waziristan was meant to bring about peace in the tribal area but does not change the main objective of nabbing al-Qaida terrorists and checking the cross border movement
Some 934 check posts had been established to manage the border and the Afghan government should also develop the system to manage cross border movement
on its side, he added.
He appreciated effective border security arrangements which have enhanced control on cross border movement
Progress in 26/11 trial, cross border movement
of terrorists and the menace of fake Indian currency notes will be high on the agenda during the Home Secretary-level talks between the two nations to be held here on March 28-29.