Afghan envoy, businessmen agree make joint efforts for promotion of Pak-Afghan trade

Acting Afghan Consul General in Peshawar and businessmen from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have agreed to launch collective efforts for removal of hindrances between Pak-Afghan bilateral and transit trade.

The agreement was reached during a meeting of local businessmen with Acting Consul General of Afghan Consulate Hafiz Mohibullah Shakir in Peshawar.

The businessmen were led by Director Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi.

Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi apprised the participants of the meeting about the problems being faced by businessmen dealing in Pak-Afghan trade.

He raised the issues including restoration of Afghan document Ilm o Khabar, constitution of a liason committee between the two countries, and problems faced by exporters, importers, and industrialists.

He said bilateral trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan was essential for bringing prosperity in the region.

Source: Radio Pakistan