The mountainous terrain, dense forests, riverine and other hindrances make the borders
porous and vulnerable, enabling militants, illegal immigrants and intruders cross over without any major hurdles.
'Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to expedite opening new border
crossing points with mutual understanding,' it added.
The two sides further underscored the need for updating border
maps and border
pillar descriptions and carrying out joint border
Illegal logging and unauthorised border
crossing were still the dominant cases RCAF encountered, he added.
It was also planned to develop a schedule and technical conditions for the reception and transmission of border
posts located on this site,together with the border
troops leadership of the Russian FSS.
So far, two pilot projects covering about 71 Kilometres on Indo-Pakistan Border
(10 Kms) and Indo-Bangladesh Border
(61 Kms) of CIBMS have been completed.
He conceded that the patrol of the border
fence between South Africa and Botswana was not satisfactory, which situation contributed to illegal border
Referring to good relations between the Iranina border
guards forces and neighboring countries, Rezaei said increasing border
diplomacy interactions has resulted in promoting operation readiness in some special border
guards were busy in fencing the porous border
when Afghan security forces tried to stop them, which resulted in an exchange of harsh words.
It will also help deepen policy integration and reduce barriers to trade in the region."In order to facilitate trade and transport services, we embarked on a programme for modernisation of border
posts on all major transit routes," the minister said during the opening of the Busia One Stop Border
Post last weekend.
According to a press release, FC Sector Commander North Brigadier Naeem Sohail while addressing the tribal Jirga said that fences have already been built at Pak-Afghan border
in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and soon this project will be started in Balochistan also.