QUETTA: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to set up a border terminal at Taftan.

Law and Procedures Secretary Mohammad Rizwan issued a notification for opening the Bazarcha Border terminal at Taftan, allowing the cargo transport to carry goods between Iran and Pakistan.

The terminal includes 30 acres of land required at the terminal for loading and unloading and clearance of goods.

The decision is expected to create employment and business opportunities for people in the border area.

Balochistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Fida Hussain Dashti and other office-bearers welcomed the decision and said it would bring positive change for the business community on both sides of the border. They said it would boost trade between Iran and Pakistan.

They said the chamber had fulfilled its promise and now the exchange of goods would be done in a legal way through proper channels.

The chamber, they said, had requested the Senate chairman, the federal minister for commerce and industry and the FBR chairman to open the Bazarcha border terminal.

Published in Dawn, March 13th, 2022

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