Pakistan, India Nod For Triple Entry Permits23 December 2010
Islamabad: Pakistan and India have agreed to further facilitate travel between the two parts of disputed Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by providing triple entry permits to divided Kashmiri families to travel across the Line of Control (LoC). According to director general, Cross LoC Trade and Travel Authority, Brigadier (retd) Muhammad Ismail, a decision has already been taken and both the Indian and the Pakistani authorities have obtained permissions for this by taking up the matter with respective foreign offices. Travelling on a triple entry permit will be valid for three visits in a year to either part of Kashmir through Srinagar-Muzaffarabad and Poonch-Rawalakot bus services. This will help reunion of families divided between the two countries.