Pak Iran border officials meet

CHAGAI: A meeting of border officials of Pakistan and Iran was held at Iranian border city of Mir Java.

Pakistan side was represented by Col Sajid Azeem Commandant Kharan Rifles, Col Arif Saeed, Major Shah Hussain, Deputy Commissioner Irfan shah, Assistant commissioner Abdul Quddus Achakzai and others.

Iran authorities included Col Mahmood Aamiri Marzaban, Col Hussain, major Ibrahim and others.

The meeting discussed rocket attack on Pakistan on Nov 27 and other matters. Iranian authorities assured Pakistan such actions would not be repeated now on. Meeting also discussed checking illegal border crossing from Pakistan, narcotics smuggling, increase of patrol along joint border, stopping firing from Iranian side, return of animals which cross the border.

Iranian authorities complained that whenever they call any meeting, Assistant Commissioner from Taftan does not attend very often. Later Pakistan delegation left Mir Java for Taftan, Pakistan. After the visit of Pakistan border authorities, Iranian official tightened security along the border.