QUETTA: The 10th Joint Pakistan Iran Border Committee meeting commenced on Friday. Chief Collector Customs Baluchistan Abdul Qadir Memon presided over the session and expressed hope the meeting would pave way for further facilitation of trade between the two countries.

The meeting is discussing the movement of people at the Pak-Iran border, bilateral trade, drug traffic, and other issues relating to the more than 900 kms border between the two countries.

Delegations between the two countries have forwarded various proposals about boosting bilateral trade between Pakistan and Iran and the way forward.

The two countries always hold the border commission meeting after every quarter.

The two countries would issue a joint declaration at the end of the commission meeting about the issues and boosting the bilateral trade.