Pak Iran Ties
Pakistani officials had made similar requests earlier, but those could not be met despite assurances by Iranian officials.
Chagai DC raises issue of prolonged closure of tax-free trade gate Zero Point and Rahdari gate.
Says more job opportunities will be created after the opening of the trade corridors.
Both Pakistan and Iran have suffered from instability in Afghanistan, he says.
Iranian officials urge Pakistani counterparts to enhance security measures.
Only Iranian drivers along with their vehicles will be given clearance at Taftan border, says official.
The service was suspended after a freight train derailed in Balochistan's Chagai district.
FM says opening of Mand-Pishin border crossing point will enhance bilateral trade; MoU on border trade centres signed.
Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal and Iranian Minister Mohammad Islami inaugurated the border crossing.
Foreign minister expresses gratitude for "Iran’s consistent support to the Kashmiri people, especially from the Supreme Leader".
Most of the population in Balochistan is dependent on trade with Iran; the border fencing is now squeezing them economically.
The border crossing will be opened in the presence of FM Qureshi, who arrived in Iran on a three-day visit.
The deportees were arrested from different parts of Iran for not possessing valid travel documents.
According to official sources, the migrants were arrested in different parts of Iran for not having valid travel documents.
Initial investigation shows the people had illegally crossed the border to reach Europe, Turkey for earning a better livelihood.
According to official sources, the people were arrested for not having valid travelling documents.
The closure was announced in connected with Nauroz holidays.
Train to complete one side-trip in 12 days, expected to reach the Islamabad dryport on March 16.
Border closed after firing and violent incidents on Iranian side, official says.
Shaukat Yousafzai says the two countries have many similarities in their cultures, traditions and history.
Assistant Commissioner Asmatullah Khan Achakzai calls a meeting at Raahdari Gate in Taftan to discuss border issues.
Says establishment of such markets will create employment opportunities for locals, help check smuggling.
Iranian authorities have been apprised of the hardships being faced by local residents, says official.
"Such acts threaten the peace and stability of an already fragile region," says FO spokesman Zahid Chaudhri.
Iranian FM Javad Zarif’s recent trip to Islamabad was the latest in this series of attempts to take ties to the next level.
PM Imran says increased bilateral cooperation will be mutually beneficial for both the countries.
In meeting with Iran's Zarif, PM Imran says the two countries "must further strengthen bilateral cooperation for mutual benefit".
Zarif will hold delegation-level talks with FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi, will also meet PM Imran.
Javad Zarif will be accompanied by a delegation comprising political and economic experts.
Yasinzai addresses concluding session of 8th joint border trade committee.