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Pakistan FM stresses barter trade with Iran

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar chaired an inter-ministerial meeting on facilitating Pakistan-Iran trade within the ambit of UN sanctions in Islamabad on Saturday.


The Finance Minister said that during the Prime Minister’s visit to Iran, both the sides had reaffirmed their commitment that while remaining within the ambit of UN sanctions, mutual trade and cooperation will be enhanced.

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He said there is need to build mutual confidence to overcome the impediments in barter trade and commodity exchanges facilities enabling the two countries to benefit from their proximity and neighborhood.

Ishaq Dar said that we need to clear the impediments in mutual trade before the holding of Joint Economic Commission which is scheduled in this quarter.

The two sides will discuss about fifty agenda items at the upcoming JEC meeting.