Official calls for a joint trade gate between Iran and Pakistan
Tehran, Iran, Feb.1
Iran Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Farhad Dejpasand has stressed on the necessity of forming a joint trade gate between Iran and Pakistan.
"Sistan and Baluchestan Province has the opportunity of border trade and has the only port that connects to the ocean and access to Asian markets that can attract foreign investment and be profitable for the country," he said during his visit to the province, Trend reports citing Mehr News Agency.
"Improving the foreign investment in Sistan and Baluchestan Province can fill the capital gap in the region," he added.
Dejpasand said it is necessary to form a joint trade gate between Iran and Pakistan to improve the economy of Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
The official also indicated the Iranian Ambassador in Brunei, Homeira Rigi is to promote the trade with Iran by attracting foreign investment in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
"Trade and investment should improve, and reducing the tax and customs system obstacles for businesses is being considered,” said Dejpasand.
“Sistan and Baluchestan Province has various capacities in trade, mines, water and agriculture sectors that can attract investment and improve development and production.” he added.