Trade between AJK, IHK to resume on 8th
04 October, 2013
CHINARI: Authorities in Azad and Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) have decided to resume the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bilateral trade following Pak-India trade agreement of 2008.
An important meeting was taken place between the authorities of both sides on 'Amn Bridge' along Line of Control (LoC). The meeting continued for two hours in which Travel and Trade Authority Azad Kashmir Director General (DG) Brig (r) Muhammad Ismail and TFO Chakothi Crossing Point Basharat Iqbal represented Azad Kashmir. Baramula Deputy Commissioner Khawaja Ghulam Muhammad, TFO Ori and others represented IHK.
During the meeting, Indian authorities also announced to lift the ban on "made in Pakistan" commodities. The authorities also agreed to resume Srinagar-Muzaffarabad trade. This bilateral trade, which remained suspended for 31 days, will now again start on October 8.