Pak-Iran open Rimdan-Gabd crossing


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Pakistan and Iran on Saturday opened the Rimdan-Gabd border crossing point in a ceremony attended by the ministers from the two countries.
Inauguration ceremony was attended by Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal and Iran’s Roads, Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammed Eslami.
Pakistan’s ambassador in Tehran and other officials of the two countries also attended the border opening ceremony.
Federal Minister Zubaida Jalal talking on the occasion said that Gibd-Rimdan is the second border crossing point between the two countries. “The opening of this border point will facilitate the movement of the people as well as goods,” the minister said.
The opening of the crossing would help accelerate economic activities in the bordering region with creating more opportunities for economic and trade ties between the two countries. “The border fencing will also improve the security along the border,” the minister added.
Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zareef in his November visit of Islamabad had announced that Iran would soon open the Rimdan crossing in Sistan and Baluchestan province.