Posted Date: 20th September, 2012 Last updated at 00:00 PST
Pakistan‚ India agree to enhance trade
During the Commerce Secretary level talks‚ Pakistan and India agreed to enhance the volume of trade between the two countries besides cooperation in other fields
Pakistan and Indian have agreed to enhance bilateral trade volume besides cooperation in other fields.
Speaking during the the two days meeting of Pak-India Secretary level talks on trade and economy‚ Commerce Secratary‚ Munir Qureshi said both the countries are pursuing a positive policy in order to remove hurdles in the way of bilateral trade. He said concerns of the traders' community will also be addressed.
The Indian commerce secretary S.R. Rao said the talks are aimed at bringing the business community of both the countries close to each other.
Issues pertaining to phasing out of negative list‚ opening of Wagah land route and preferential arrangements under SAFTA are being discussed in the talks.
Opening of bank branches‚ water issue and the operation of flights from Islamabad to New Delhi are also on the agenda.