Pak-Iran Joint Border trade committee meeting takes important steps

Pak-Iran Joint Border trade committee meeting takes important steps
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QUETTA, (APP): The fourth meeting of Joint Border Trade Committee of Pakistan and Iran concluded, here on Wednesday which reached consensus that the volume of Pak-Iran trade would be increased from US $ 1 billion to US $ 5 billion.

Later, addressing a joint press conference, the head of Iranian delegation, Nadir Mir Shikari , Collector Custom Quetta, Dr. Saeed Jadoon and other officials said that it was decided in the meeting the trade size between the two countries would be increased by further strengthening trade relations.

They said that air and rail services between Quetta and Zahidan cities would also be started to facilitate people of the two countries and to promote trade activities. "The issue of issuance of visa for Pakistan and Iran will also be resolved amicably," they said.

They said that a 10-member committee comprising of traders from both Pakistan and Iran had been formed which would look into the problems and hurdles pertaining to import and export between Pakistan and Iran .

Later, the Pakistani and Iranian officials inked MOUs pertaining to trade activities.

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