Pakistan asks Trump to help fund border fence with Afghanistan squib

It tells US president the 1,800-mile barrier will help end the Afghan war and reduce terrorism

Pakistan is building a fence along its border with Afghanistan, and it wants Donald Trump to pay for it – or at least some of it.

The 1,800-mile barrier being constructed will help end “the prolonged agony” of the Afghan war and reduce terrorism inside Pakistan, said Nasir Khan Janjua, the national security adviser to Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the prime minister.

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