Iran-Pakistan Bus Service to Launch Operation Soon

A02510722.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- Pakistan on Wednesday said a bus service to Iran would commence soon and a private company had been entrusted to operate the service.

The two countries had decided to start the bus service during a meeting held at Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan in November last year. “The bus service between Pakistan and Iran is expected to commence in the near future,” Islamabad’s Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Sadiq told a news briefing.

A private Pakistani company had been entrusted to run the service. More than 400 Pakistanis travel to Iran every day and 10 buses would ply daily, he said.

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