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Transit trade treaty between Pak & Afghan signed

By Mamatha

Islamabad, Jul 19: A new transit trade treaty agreement was signed between Afghanistan and Pakistan on Sunday, Jul 19.

According to this new trade treaty, Afghanistan is permitted to send its goods to India through the Wagah border and where as Pakistan will be able to export its goods to Central Asian countries through Afghanistan.

This broad-based record note was signed by Pakistan Commerce Minister Amin Fahim and his Afghan counterpart Anwarul Haq in the presence of Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

It was also decided that all Afghan transit goods would be exported in containers of international specifications.

In case, the goods do not exit the country within specified time, the guarantees will be encashed by the customs authorities.

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