Iran, Pakistan Open Retail Market at Common Border
- May, 18, 2023 - 13:02
- Economy news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the Pishin-Mand market at a border crossing between the two neighbors on Thursday.
The retail market was opened up at the border crossing that connects Iran’s southeastern city of Pishin to Pakistan’s southwestern city of Mand.
The joint retail market is expected to make the local economy thrive in Pishin and Rask in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.
Around 6,000 households are eligible for special discounts and advantages available in the retail border market.
The Iranian president and the Pakistani prime minister also inaugurated an electricity exchange station that connects the power lines between Iran’s Pollan and Pakistan’s Jiwani.
Raisi has paid a one-day visit to Sistan and Balouchestan to inaugurate a number of energy projects.