QUETTA: Pakistani and Iranian officials have said they view better trade relations between the two countries in their wider interest as they promise the economic prosperity of the two Islamic countries. In order to achieve this, it is necessary to overcome the difficulties faced in bilateral trade. It was agreed to form committees to further improve cooperation in barter trade and transport.
These views were expressed by Ms. Mandana Zangane, Deputy Governor Sistan-Baluchistan Economic Affairs and the head of the Iranian delegation, Iranian Consul General in Quetta Hassan Darwish Vand, head of the Pakistani Delegation Collector Customs Appraisal Waheed Khan Marwat, Pakistani Consul General in Zahedan Muhammad Rafi, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and other officials,
The officials met for the eighth annual meeting of the two-day Pak-Iran Joint Border Trade Committee held in Quetta. The meeting was attended by Abdul Samad Musa Khel, President of the Balochistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Abdul Hakim Reiki, president of the Zahedan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and other officials.
Attendees of the meeting decided to continue all possible cooperation between the two countries to achieve the set trade targets between the two brotherly Islamic countries, adding that committees would be set up to further enhance cooperation in barter trade and transport. It was agreed that these committees would play a role in resolving trade and transport issues.