FPCCI for allowing exports of Pakistani goods to Afghanistan through Chaman

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From Business Correspondent

ISLAMABAD: Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Monday urged authorities concern for allowing export of Pakistani goods to Afghanistan through Chaman, Torkham and Khorlachi borders.

According to a statement issued yesterday, President FPCCI Anjum Nisar said that bilateral trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan was stands still as these borders were closed due to pandemic situation of Covid-19 and has been re-opened by the government this month and allowed move of cargo traffic to Afghanistan but the concerned authorities on the borders are allowing only those trucks which are carrying cargo under transit trade.

President FPCCI further said that Pakistani exporters are facing heavy losses because thousands of trucks of Pakistani traders, carrying perishable consignment of rice, potatoes, vegetable medicines and table eggs, cattle and poultry feeds, small chicks, paints and other miscellaneous items have been stuck up on the Pak Afghan borders for which advance payments have already been deposited in the bank including advance income tax and EDF charges.

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