Uzbekistan seeks Pakistan’s support to utilize Karachi and Gwadar ports for transit trade

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ISLAMABAD: Uzbekistan and other landlocked Central Asian countries are entering the Quadrilateral Traffic in Transit Agreement (QTTA) that will allow them to access Pakistani seaports through China by bypassing unstable and unsafe Afghanistan

The formal request was made by Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Sardor Umurzakov during a video conference with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce Razak Dawood. Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Furqat Sidikov also joined the meeting held at the Ministry of Commerce in Islamabad.

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