Pakistan working to give India 'most favoured nation' status
Published on Jul 24, 2014 7:49 PM
ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistan on Thursday said it would re-start work on improving trade ties with arch-rival India when the two nations' foreign ministers meet in Islamabad next month.
Pakistan had pledged to grant India "Most Favoured Nation (MFN)" status by the end of 2012, meaning Indian exports would be treated the same as those from other nations, but so far has not done so.
India granted Pakistan MFN status in 1999.
"When the dialogue process resumes, we hope to build on the work already done in this regard," Pakistan's top foreign ministry bureaucrat Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry told AFP at a weekly press briefing.
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