The Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HoA-IP), established on 02 November 2011, in Istanbul, Turkey, is a shared Afghanistan and Turkey initiative.
The region South Asia is located at a strategic point of the world. Its strategic locations is compelling leading international powers not to ignore the pivot of this region.
On April 6, 2020, Pak-Afghan border was opened for four days, from land crossings at Torkham and Chaman amid fear of the spread of coronavirus. This border was closed given the coronavirus crisis a couple of weeks ago.