Pakistan and Iran to open second border crossing

The nations of Pakistan and Iran will open another border crossing point to facilitate trade, having agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation. Officials from both countries will attend the opening ceremony at the Rimdan border on December 19.

The announcement was made by Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif during his meetings in Islamabad last month. At the time, Zarif told the Pakistan officials that Iran would open the crossing point, located about 130-kilometre from Chahbahar port in its Sistan and Baluchestan later in November.

According to¸ the point is believed to be suitably located for the export and import of fruits and other products.


Photo source: Aleksandar Mijatovic |

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