Pakistan and Afghanistan to Use Google Maps to Resolve Border Dispute

Pakistan and Afghanistan to Use Google Maps to Resolve Border Dispute

Pakistan and Afghanistan have decided to use Google Maps to settle the border issue. Lat weak due to border dispute, both countries went through major clashes. Pakistan and Afghanistan to Use Google Maps to Resolve Border Dispute.

This incident took place on Friday when Pakistan closed the border due to attack by Afghan forces. Pakistan had 2,400 Km border called Durand Line with its western neighbor at the time of independence.

Pakistan and Afghanistan to Use Google Maps to Resolve Border Dispute

The official Afghan Maps also shows that they inherited Durand Line. Many people believe the true border of their country ends at the River Indus.

Senior Pakistani security Source Revealed that:

“Officials from the geological survey departments of the two countries will conduct a survey, and they will also make use of Google Maps,”

Abdul Razeq, police chief of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, Said:

“After negotiations, both sides have agreed to a geological survey. Technical teams of both countries will use GPS and Google Maps as well as other means to get the answer.”

In 2010 Google was embroiled in a Central American border dispute that saw two neighboring countries dispatch troops and heavily armed police to their joint border.

Pakistan periodically tries to harden the traditionally soft border with Afghanistan through trenching and fencing, but its efforts were met with hostility from Kabul.

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