SCCI chief wants hurdles in Pakistan-Afghan trade removed.


PESHAWAR -- The Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry President, Engr Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz has stressed the need for removal of hurdles in trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan. SCCI chief stressed upon Islamabad and Kabul to provide facilities to business community to further strengthen the mutual economic relations between the two countries.

Engr Maqsood said this while talking to Afghanistan Commercial Attache in Peshawar, Fawad Arash and Deputy Commercial Attache, Hamid Fazalkhil at the chamber house here on Friday. SCCI Senior Vice President, Shahid Hussain, Vice President Abdul Jalil Jan and others were present in the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, SCCI chief termed the increase in regulatory duties and tariff, delay in issuance of visas and lack of facilities at border as major obstacles in way of bolstering the mutual trade ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

SCCI president said the mutual trade volume between Pak-Afghan has substantially...

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