Pakistan, Uzbekistan express resolve to enter into Preferential Trade Agreement


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to enhance bilateral trade relations and expressed the resolve to enter into Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA).

The understanding was reached at their first meeting of Joint Working Group on Trade and Economic Affairs and the meeting of Tripartite Working Group on Implementation of Trans-Afghan Railway Project in Tashkent.

Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood, who is leading a delegation to Uzbekistan, represented the Pakistani side in the meeting.

The two sides discussed enhancing of Banking Cooperation, working on Rail and Road connectivity matters and establishment of off dock terminal.

They also resolved to cooperate in shipping, textile, engineering and IT sectors.

The Uzbek side invited Pakistan Business Delegation to organize a Joint Exhibition in Tashkent in June, this year.

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