*ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to expediting the opening of new border crossing points along their 959 kilometer-long border.*
The second session of Pakistan-Iran Higher Border Commission (HBC) was held in Islamabad today.
Director General (Afghanistan, Iran , and Turkey) Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri led the Pakistani side while Iranian delegation was led by Director General of International Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Bagherpour Ardekani.
Over the course of the meeting, the two sides held constructive discussions on effective implementation of the existing border mechanisms within the relevant frameworks, including Agreement for Administration of Pakistan-Iran border of 1960.
They agreed to further strengthen mutual cooperation in these areas. Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to expedite the opening of new border crossing points with mutual understanding.