Pak Iran Gabd Ramdan border crossing inaugurated

Pak Iran Gabd Ramdan border crossing inaugurated

News Desk: 

Gwadar: Pakistan has inaugurated a second border crossing point with the neighboring country Iran at Babd Ramdan to boost bilateral trade and facilitate the masses.  In the light of the announcement made by the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, practical steps have been taken to establish a border trade market at Gabd Ramdan on the Pak-Iran border to promote trade activities between the neighboring countries.

Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Makran had assured the opening of a crossing point with Iran. The inaugural ceremony was attended by Federal Minister for Defense Production Zubeida Jalal and senior military officers Brigadier Syed Zahid Abbas, Lt. Col. Muhammad Usman Younis, Lt. Col. Zeeshan Rizwan, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Iran Ahmad Ali Mohabbati and a high-level delegation. Apart from Governor-General Sistan-Baluchistan and Iranian Minister Mohammad Aslami, other border officials.

This is a historic day: Zubaida Jalal

Speaking on the occasion, Zubeida Jalal termed it a historic day and said that for a long time the people of Gwadar had demanded Taftan-style immigration facilities at Gabd and the credit goes to the present leadership. She said that the opening would facilitate the people of the adjoining areas of the two countries to travel and trade. She said that after Taftan, Gwadar Ramdan in Gwadar was the second international border crossing point between Iran and Pakistan.

Administrative Officers of Pak-Iran Border Areas Deputy Commissioner Gwadar Major (Retd.) Abdul Kabeer Khan Deputy Commissioner kech Major (Retd.) Ilyas Kibzai also convened a meeting of Pak-Iran International Crossing Border Point of Gabd Ramdan. The Governor of Iran Sistan also attended the meeting. Border situation of the two brotherly neighboring countries and other important decisions for the promotion of trade activities were also taken in the meeting.

This is the second legal  crossing after Taftan 

It should be noted that after Taftan, border markets would be set up at Pak-Iran international border at Gabd. The efforts of Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubeida Jalal, Chief Minister Jam Kamal, Commander Southern Command Balochistan, and Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani are being welcomed by the Makran Division and the public business circles of the province. PID

Pak Iran Gabd Ramdan border crossing inaugurated

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