News ID: 302684
Published: 0441 GMT May 01, 2021

Iran, Afghanistan sign joint border agreement

Iran, Afghanistan sign joint border agreement

Iranian and Afghan officials signed an agreement on border cooperation after the end of a five-hour meeting on Saturday.

The agreement was signed by Deputy Governor General for Economic Affairs of Iranian Province of Sistan and Baluchestan Mandana Zanganeh and the Deputy Governor of Afghanistans Province of Nimruz Abdolnabi Barahooei in the countrys city of Zaranj, IRNA reported.

Improving the livelihoods of border residents of both sides is one of the most important effects of the cooperation of Irans Sistan and Baluchestan Province and Afghanistans Nimruz Province, Zanganeh stressed.

Zanganeh added that joint border markets can also be established for residents and villagers.

She noted that joint meetings will help facilitate transportation at the borders.

Governor of Nimruz Province Zmaryalai Ahadi, who was also present in the meeting, said he is keen to cooperate on border issues.



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