Pak-Afghan Trade Routes to Stay Open Despite Border Disruptions
Pakistan is looking to increase its share in the Afghan market by 60-65%. At the moment, Islamabad possesses 43% of the total imports in the neighbouring country.
Afghan voice agency (AVA)_According to a news report in The News, the Pakistani government has #finalised a trade and investment for Afghanistan after taking the #General_Headquarters (GHQ) on board.
Under the plan, trade routes between the two countries would remain open despite subversive activities from militants across the divide, Adviser to the Pakitani Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment #Abdul_Razak Dawood confirmed to The News.
In the past, trade routes were shut when there was any disruption in the bordering area, damaging exports to Afghanistan. After #Kabul_diversified its import regime, some of #Pakistan’s share in the Afghan market went to Iran and India.