Pakistan and Iran have agreed to ensure effective border controls through enhanced communication and coordination.

It was decided during 8th round of Pakistan-Iran political consultations held in Islamabad. Pakistan side was led by Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, while Deputy Foreign Minister Ibrahim Rahimpour headed the Iranian delegation at the talks.

The consultations focused on the entire gamut of bilateral relations, including political exchanges, trade and economic cooperation, Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project, energy collaboration, and border security cooperation.

The situation in the region, Afghanistan, and Middle East was also discussed.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister also called on Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi.

The two sides agreed that the high-level exchanges scheduled over the coming months will help advance the shared goals.

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