QUETTA: The first sitting of Pak-Iran trade session amid both neighboring countries’ business community and government officials was held on Monday here in Quetta.
First round of discussion to foster Pak-Iran trade was held between Custom Collector Quetta Ashraf Ali and Nadir Mir Shikar heading the Iranian delegation.
The session reviews various trade opportunities between Muslim neighboring countries including promoting banking system, trade and forming a trade committee.
“There was an immediate need to resolve the issues causing hurdles between Pak-Iran Trade, the session would be beneficial to increase our trade with Iran.” Collector Custom Ashraf Ali said adding Pakistan seek to functionalize banking sector with Iran.
The session stressed upon joint efforts to end the deprivation of Pak-Iran bordering provinces Balochistan and Saistan Balochistan adding legal trade would be beneficial to develop bordering provinces.
Lauding the hospitalities of Pakistani Government the head of Iranian delegtion Nadir Mir said, Pakistan Custom and other Government organizations have been providing full cooperation and assistance to the Iranian Government,
“The Pak-Iran Trade session would be succeeded and helpful to enhance bilateral relations between neighboring countries and increasing trade activities.”
The session was unanimously agreed upon constituting a trade committee comprising upon Pak-Iran officials to expand rail connections and relief on food items’ trade between Pakistan and Iran.