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Government’s vision for trade with Afghanistan, CARs is to make Pakistan economic hub: Dawood

January 2, 2021 | | Share:

Islamabad, January 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): Adviser on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razzak Dawood has said government’s vision for trade and economic relations with Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics (CARs) is to make Pakistan a hub for trade, transit and transhipment. In a series of tweets on Saturday, he said our trade must be based on secure, open, consistent, reliable and legal movement of goods at the Afghan border along with enhanced connectivity with Afghanistan Central Asian Republics.

The Adviser said this is a long-term Vision and, through our current engagement with Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, we are laying down the foundation for its implementation. He said this will ensure that Pakistan leverages its geo-economic location in the region to enhance its international trade.

Abdul Razzak Dawood said our discussions with Afghanistan over the past few days are a step in that direction. Our Vision for trade and economic relations with Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics (CARs) is that we want to make Pakistan a hub for trade, transit and transhipment. Our trade must be based on secure, open, consistent, reliable and legal movement of goods at the Afghan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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