QUETTA - A Pak-Iran delegation on Wednesday discussed the issues pertaining to border security and regional peace and stability.

Deputy Commissioner Gwadar Captain retired Jameel Ahmed chaired the meeting attended by 12-member Iranian delegation and Pakistani officials.  They exchanged proposals regarding the plans for border trade through pilot projects of joint border markets at Gabad 250 border.

Security issues and promotion of common border markets was discussed at length and it was agreed that more trade centers will be opened in the border areas. Besides reviewing relations in all sectors including economy, trade, communications, security, energy, education and people-to-people exchanges, regional issues were also discussed in the meeting held between Pakistan and Iran high ups.

They also stressed the need for promotion of economic cooperation  besides, the events of last year were also discussed. They were also in consent that relevant officials will remain in constant contact and through consultation, cooperation and joint assistance, obstacles in the way of bilateral relations will  be removed.

Delegation exchanges proposals regarding plans for border trade through pilot projects of joint border markets at Gabad 250 border

Addressing the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Captain Retired Jameel Ahmed  said that Pakistan-Iran bilateral trade cooperation will increase trade and business activities in Gwadar.

“Trade with neighboring Iran will increase economic activities in the border areas as well as create employment opportunities for local people,” Earlier a 12-member high-level government delegation of the Iran reached Gwadar.  Deputy Commissioner Gwadar Captain Retired Jameel Ahmad welcomed the delegation at Gubad 250 border and presented them with traditional Balochi veil.