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)