Pakistani FM details plan to secure Iran borders

April 22, 2019 - 0:51

TEHRAN – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has briefed the media on steps taken by his country to strengthen security along its porous border with Iran ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Iran.

Qureshi said on Saturday that Pakistan had already taken “six steps” to ensure stability along the Iran border as part of a project dubbed the “border of peace”, Press TV reported.

He said a new command center has been formed in the Pakistani city of Turbat to improve the effectiveness of border guards’ deployment in the area while a new Frontier Corps will be responsible for smooth management of the border.