News ID: 112836
Publish Date : 26 February 2023 - 21:43

Iran Says Ready to Boost Customs Cooperation With Pakistan

TEHRAN – Iran’s Consul General to Pakistani city of Quetta Hassan Darvishvand has announced his country’s readiness to boost bilateral cooperation on customs affairs as well as on setting up joint border markets.
Darvishvand made the announcement on Saturday during a visit to Pakistan’s Gwadar Port, Balochistan Province, where he met with local officials.
His trip took place several days ahead of the inauguration of a project that would transfer electricity from Iran to Gwadar Port. The project will be inaugurated in the presence of Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
The Iranian diplomat, during his talks with Gwadar’s officials, said that Iran and Pakistan have land and sea borders and possess numerous capacities to develop relations including in the trade sector.
Transport, joint border markets and customs issues were other topics discussed as well.