December 6 – The Times of India states that the Pakistan high commission has issued visas to over 220 Hindu pilgrims from India to participate in the 310th birthday celebrations of Shiv Avtari Satguru Sant Sahdaram Sahib, to be held at Sukkur from December 5-16. This follows the announcement by both sides about the development of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims.
New Delhi Times: China to Fund Installation of Modern Facilities at Pakistan-Afghan Border Crossings
February 13 – New Delhi Times states that China plans to fund and install modern reception centers, drinking water and cold storage facilities at main entry points on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Chinese project aims to better serve the daily movement of tens of thousands of people as well as trade convoys, and will help ease tensions between the two countries, officials said.