Three border markets to formalize trade with neighbours: Asim Bajwa
Security personnel of Frontier Corps stand guard at the newly inaugurated Badini Trade Terminal Gateway, a border crossing point between Pakistan and Afghanistan at the Balochistan border town of Qila Saifullah.–AFP
Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority (CPECA) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Tuesday said three border markets approved as a pilot project including Mand and Gabd in Balochistan and Shaheedan Dan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He said these three border markets are out of 18 approved markets to be set up at border areas.
Asim Saleem Bajwa said integrating the remote areas as per Prime Minister Imran Khan’s directives as the premier emphasised focus on earlier neglected areas.
Integrate Remote areas:PM emphasised focus on earlier neglected areas.Out of approved 18, 3 border markets approved as pilot project;Mand&Gabd in Balochistan&ShaheedanoDan in KP,Will transform local economies,check smuggling&formalise trade with neighbours #PakistanMovingForward pic.twitter.com/24NqPJ8Uyg— Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimSBajwa) September 22, 2020