Commerce Minister witnesses signing of customs cooperation with Russia.

ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar on Friday witnessed the signing of the Protocol relating to Customs cooperation between the Ministry of Commerce Pakistan and Federal Customs Services of the Russian Federation.

The minister is visiting Kazan to represent Pakistan at the 14th Russia-Islamic world Economic Forum held there from May 17 to 19, said a message received here.

The protocol covers administrative cooperation and information exchange under the unified tariff preferences of the Eurasian Economic Union.

The landmark Protocol is another important step in building the legal framework required for developing commercial relations between Pakistan and Russia.

It would besides ensuring the easy flow of goods also provide significant discounts in customs duties for Pakistani products entering the Russian market.

He held wide-ranging discussions with Rustam Minnikhanov, Rais (Head) of the Russian...

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