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Pakistan sets aside $18.6 million to fence border with Iran

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 1, 2020
Pakistan's Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved 3 billion rupees ($18.6 million) as additional fund for the fencing of border with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Pakistan border with Iran
Border   Pakistan border with Iran
Pakistani media quoting sources reported that increase in the budget for fencing of joint border were in the form of a supplementary technical grant.

Topics: Pakistan Iran

The Senate of Pakistan was informed about the move by the Frontier Constabulary of Balochistan.

The commander of the Pakistani Border Guards (FC) earlier had announced the project to fence the border with Iran would be completed in the next three to four years.

Pakistan military spokesman told IRNA on May 29 that Pakistan had increased its forces to take care of the border with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Major General Asif Ghafoor said FC force is divided into two parts North and South and the southern FC is responsible for maintaining peace on joint border with Iran. â–