Pakistan, Iran officials agree to boost trade.

QUETTA -- The Pak-Iran Joint Border Trade ComAmittee at a meeting agreed to remove hurdles, increase bilateral legal trade and implement the barter agreement for achieving the target of trade between the two countries.

The Iranian delegation at the committee's 10th meeting was led by Sistan-BaluAchestan's Deputy Governor Dawood Shaharki while the Pakistani delegation was led by Customs Chief Collectors Abdul Qadir Memon.

Iranian Consul General Quetta Hasan Darwish, Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Haji Abdullah Achakzai, Senior Vice President Haji Agha Gul Khilji and other leading business leaders and senior officials of the relevant departments also attended the meeting.

Mr Shaharki said Iran was striving to achieve the set trade target with Pakistan and remove obstacles through cooperation.

'We are ready to open more border markets with Pakistan,' he said, adding there was a need to implement the agreement reached between the two countries in the 2010 meeting of the committee.

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