Chidambaram to inaugurate check post at Wagah border

   Apr 13, 11:05 am

Wagah, Apr 13 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will today inaugurate the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan.

He will be accompanied by the Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, Union Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Perneet Kaur, Union Minister of State for Planning, Ashwani Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal.

Whereas, Chief Minister of Pakistan's Punjab, Janab Shehbaz Sharief will represent Pakistan.

According to reports this is the first ICP in the country constructed along the international border.

Spread over an area of about 130 acres and constructed in a span of two years at a cost of nearly 150 crore rupees, this much awaited check post is expected to boost trade between India and Pakistan five times more in the coming years.

It will also give a fillip to people to people ties between the neighbouring countries. Pakistan is having a similar ICP at their own side at Wagah. (ANI)

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