Afghan Minister confirms signing of trade agreement with Pakistan

Afghan Minister confirms signing of trade agreement with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Mar 25, 2008 (Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX) — — The Afghan Minister for Trade and Commerce has said that his country has signed a bilateral trade agreement with Pakistan.

Talking in Kabul Hamidullah Farooqi said the agreement was finalized for promoting bilateral trade ties between the two neighbouring countries, Radio Tehran reported.

He said it was in the interest of the Afghan traders and business community.

The Minister said the agreement was signed between Pakistani officials and an Afghan trade delegation during its visit to Islamabad.

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