Ferry Service planned between Pakistan and Iraq

By John Lee.

Pakistan and Iraq have reportedly agreed to start a ferry service between Basra and Karachi to facilitate Pakistani pilgrims vis­iting Iraq.

According to The Nation, the agreement was reached during a meeting be­tween Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and Iraqi Ambassa­dor Hamid Abbas Lafta.

Minister Sanaullah than­ked the Iraqi government for issuing visas to 60,000 Pakis­tani pilgrims for Arbaeen this year.

(Sources: The Nation, Dawn)

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