Iran, Pakistan to hold 2nd round of FTA talks in July

Islamabad, May 18, IRNA – Iran and Pakistan are going to hold second round of negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) here in July to discuss ways to enhance trade volume, Pakistan state news agency APP quoted officials as saying.

The report quoting a senior official of Pakistan Ministry of Commerce said reviewing mutual trade list will be on the agenda of the talks for finalizing the agreement.

He said a joint ministerial level meeting between the two countries was scheduled next month to hold preparatory discussions for the FTA.

“We are looking forward for talks to enhance bilateral trade and export to Iran,” he added.

First round of FTA talks was held between the two countries in April during 20th Joint Ministerial Commission (JEC) meeting in Tehran.