Pak-Iran: Markets to be set up to boost trade

Iran has supplied 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan so far and has agreed to further supply a futher 1,000MW.


July 12, 2012

ISLAMABAD:


Pakistan Peoples Party leader Bismillah Khan Kakar has said that markets will be established in Balochistan for boosting trade with Iran.


Talking to a private news channel, he said that Pakistan and Iran have sufficient trade opportunities and both nations look to enhance bilateral trade and employment opportunities. He said that presently Pakistan is exporting fruits and vegetables to Iran from Quetta.

He said that the Iranian Ambassador has arranged a meeting of traders in Quetta and promised that traders will be provided all facilities.

Kakar said that Iran has supplied 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity to Pakistan so far and has agreed to further supply a futher 1,000MW.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 13th, 2012.

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