PESHAWAR: Pak-Afghan trade has significant geo-political and economic importance not only for Pakistan and Afghanistan but also for the South Asian region.
This was stated by Muhammad Shehzad Arbab, Adviser to Prime Minister on Establishment while addressing a one day international conference on Pak-Afghan Trade: Achieving regional Peace through trade jointly organized by Institute of Management Sciences (IMSciences) and Regional Forum for Peace and Development (RFPD) at IMSciences Peshawar.
Arbab said PM Imran Khan has instructed relevant departments to ensure Torkham border remain open 24/7 to facilitate traders of both sides.
Chinese Embassy Political Counsellor Jiang Han said China is interested in development of Pakistan-Afghanistan Trade activities for the betterment of regional peace and economic development.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 3rd, 2019.