In an effort to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus in the country, Pakistan on Monday extended the closure of Wagah border and Kartarpur Corridor for two more weeks.

According to a notification issued by the Interior Ministry, Wagah border will remain closed till 29th of April whereas Kartarpur Corridor will remain shut till 24th of this month. The border closure is in the interest of both Pakistan and India, the notification added.

Earlier on March 19, Pakistan had closed the Wagah Border in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 cases in the country.