Dastgir urges SAARC countries to bring down non-tariff barriers

Khurram-Dastagir

ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has urged SAARC countries to bring down non-tariff barriers to pursue greater economic integration in the region.

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He was talking to the representatives of the SAARC Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad.

The Minister said trade enhancement in the region requires bold initiatives.

He said Pakistan implemented numerous trade facilitation measures to support Afghan transit trade.

The minister said Pakistan has an understanding with Sri Lanka to further expand bilateral Free Trade Agreement, which will boost trade between the two countries.