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Trade resumes at Pakistan, Iran border

Trade resumes at Pakistan, Iran border

TAFTAN: Economic activities have resumed at Pakistan, Iran’s Taftan Border as the border was open after more than two months.

As per media reports, trade activities between the two countries would continue thrice a week according to the standard operating procedures, informed border officials. The border was closed by Pakistani authorities in wake of coronavirus pandemic.

After the opening of the border for trade, Iranian trucks carrying food items and liquefied petroleum gas arrived in Pakistan.

The decision regarding the resumption of trade between the two countries was taken by the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC).

Last month, leaders on both sides Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani emphasized the necessity for the resumption of cross-border trade, reopening of the border markets, and strengthening the trade ties in conformity with the health regulations.