Pakistan

KARACHI (Staff Report) – Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said Pakistani trucks will carry cargo to Central Asian States without visas from July 1 this year.

Talking to newsman in Karachi on the developments relating to Pakistan’s regional and international trade, he said the trucks coming from Afghanistan would also enjoy the same facilities and immunity.

He said Pakistan was ready to start trade with Iran as soon as the ban on transfer of money to and from Iran is lifted.

Khurram Dastgir Khan said Pakistan has planned to open two new trade routes from Gabid Ridaan and Mand-Pishin areas.

He said after restoration of the Taftan-Quetta railway link, the work on Quetta-Tehran -Istanbul rail link would be carried out, which would facilitate the movement of Pakistani cargo to Europe via Turkey.