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PublishDate: Wednesday, January 6, 2021 09:20

Kabul, Islamabad Urged to Review Policies for Bolstering Pak-Afghan Trade

Traders and exporters of Afghanistan and Pakistan have urged Islamabad and Kabul to review policies to further improve mutual trade and economic relations between the two neighboring countries.

Afghan voice agency (AVA)_According to Pakistani media, the identified bottlenecks that were hampering bilateral and                        #transit_trade, including complicated regulations and procedures, #strict_policies and cumbersome goods’ clearing processes.

This demand was made during a joint meeting of Pak-Afghan traders held under chairmanship of the #Pakistan’s_Sarhad_Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).

The participants of meeting demanded the introduction of a #visa_free entry regime for the business community, making proper consultation with relevant #stakeholders before implementation of the new Afghan Transit Trade Agreement.

The participants furthermore proposed the launch of a joint bonded carriers system between Pakistan and Afghanistan to address the issues of transport.

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