QUETTA: The Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal has said that the government has decided to establish border markets at Pak-Iran border for legal start of trade at the places adjacent to the border.
Talking to a delegation of local elders in Turbat, she said steps would be taken to provide relief to the residents of Pak-Iran border areas of Balochistan.
The Minister said the government is paying Rs1.5 million per acre for acquiring the land to establish border market at the places adjacent to the border corridors of Gabad area.
Zubaida Jalal said with the establishment of the border market, people of the border areas would be avail trade facilities in a legal manner.
She said Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the Southern Balochistan Package to alleviate the sense of deprivation of the people of the area and provide basic infrastructure facilities to them.