Srinagar, Aug 10 (UNI) The central government is committed to open cross-LoC trade on Uri-Muzaffarabad and other points, an official spokesman said today.
He said as part of the series of confidence building measures (CBMs) with Pakistan, a list of large number of items of export of Jammu and Kashmir had already been passed on to Pakistan and it is up to them to convey their agreement on the list of items to be traded on these routes.
The spokesman said in the recent past, a team of senior Central and state government officers have visited Slamabad (Uri) to inspect the facilities being created for the purpose.
He expressed the confidence that if all goes well the cross-LoC trade is expected to commence as early as October 2008.
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