Karvan-e-Aman bus leaves to PaK


Srinagar, July 9 : The weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PaK), left here to cross over to other side of the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday morning, official sources said.
They said the bus left Bemina in Srinagar for Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the LoC in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. The bus has since reached Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC), Salamabad, Uri, they told UNI.
The bus, which was introduced on April 7, 2005, has helped thousands of families, divided due to partition in 1947 to meet each other on “ Travel Permits” instead of International passport after India and Pakistan took this Confidence Building Measure (CBM).
However, only state subjects from both sides of the LoC are eligible to travel in the bus provided their names are cleared by the intelligence agencies from both sides.