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Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment and Afghan Minister for Industry & Commerce, chaired today a virtual ceremony organized for signing of Protocol-VI of APTTA 2010 to extend the agreement for six (06) months.

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Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment and Mr. Nisar Ahmad Faizi Ghoryani, Afghan Minister for Industry & Commerce, chaired today a virtual ceremony organized for signing of Protocol-VI of APTTA 2010 to extend the agreement for six (06) months.

Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment and Mr. Nisar Ahmad Faizi Ghoryani, Afghan Minister for Industry & Commerce, chaired today a virtual ceremony organized for signing of Protocol-VI of APTTA 2010 to extend the agreement for six (06) months beyond 11-05-2021.

Mr. Nisar Ahmad Faizi Ghoryani,

Afghan Minister for Industry & Commerce

The Secretary of Commerce of Pakistan and Deputy Commerce Minister of Afghanistan also attended the ceremony.

Ambassador of Pakistan along with Trade & Investment Counsellor in Kabul represented Government of Pakistan in the ceremony at Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Kabul, says a press release received here today from Kabul.

The extension was essential to facilitate uninterrupted flow of transit trade between the two countries and to provide sufficient time to technical teams to conclude negotiations on the new APTTA 2021.

The Ministers appreciated the work of technical teams for the progress attained so far in the negotiations.

They directed the technical teams to forge consensus on the outstanding issues in the new APTTA 2021, to ensure its conclusion, signing and notification at the earliest for the benefit of trade, transit, investment and connectivity between the two brotherly countries.

The Ministers also agreed to meet in Kabul on the sidelines of 9th APTTCA meeting to push forward the negotiations on APTTA 2021 and also to hold business & investment conference in August, 2021.

Courtesy: Press Information Department

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