Iran, Pakistan add new entries to joint border lines

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (APP): Director General of Iranian Interior Ministry’s Department for Border Affairs Majid Aqa Babaei has announced that two official border points will be added to Iran-Pakistan joint border lines.

According to IRNA, Iran, Pakistan add new entries to joint border lines. Mirjaveh has already been the official border entry between the two countries, Majid Aqa Babaei said, noting that Rimadan and Pishin would be also used as exit and entry points between the two neighbouring nations.

Before Rimadan in Chabahar and Pishin in Saravan, Mirjaveh border point had been the main border crossing point in Iran and Pakistan 928-km border, the official said.

About the trade exchange between Tehran and Islamabad, the official said the figure had been around one billion dollars per year that is aimed to be increased fivefold.

To achieve that end, the new border points will play an effective role, he added.