Tehran envoy wants to promote Pak-Iran trade – Journal
QUETTA: Iranian Consul General Quetta Hassan Darwishvand said that in order to promote trade and achieve trade objectives, the governments of Pakistan and Iran should take steps to address the issues facing the businessmen from both countries.
Speaking at a meeting with a delegation from the Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) headed by its chairman Fida Hussain Dashti on Tuesday, Darwishvand said the issues will be discussed at the next annual meeting of the Joint Border Trade Commission.
He said that a meeting of the committee would be held soon in Zahidan where measures would be suggested to strengthen bilateral trade and address issues facing businessmen from both countries.
“In this regard, Iran is always ready for any possible cooperation,” said the Iranian envoy, adding that the authorities concerned should be approached to resolve the problems affecting the smooth conduct of trade between the two countries.
The envoy suggested that the business community in Pakistan and Iran should form committees to resolve visa and other issues.
He appreciated the role of the Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industry in promoting trade relations between the Pak and Iran and assured that the Iranian government will play its role in removing all obstacles to the smooth running of business activities. between the two countries.
Earlier, Mr. Dashti and Mohammad Ayub Mariani drew the Iranian envoy’s attention to the difficulties faced by those involved in border trade and barter.
Mr. Dashti expressed the hope that immediate steps would be taken to address these issues.
He said that the QCCI had made efforts from day one to promote trade relations between the two countries.
“Promoting Pak-Iran bilateral trade is the guarantor of economic stability and prosperity for people living on both sides of the Pak-Iran border,” Dashti said.
Posted in Dawn, le 3 November 2021