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Iran, Pakistan to hold 2nd round of FTA talks on July 10-12

The meeting will discuss ways and means for enhancing bilateral trade.

Reviewing mutual trade list and FTAs text will be on the agenda of the talks for finalizing the agreement, a senior official of the Ministry of Commerce said.

He said that the Iranian delegation would reach Islamabad on July 10 for negotiations as FTAs between the two countries was scheduled from July 10-12.

We are looking forward for talks to enhance bilateral trade with 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.

Iran and Pakistan have agreed to increase annual trade volume to $5 billion by 2021. In a major development after the JCPOA the central banks of the two countries have signed an agreement to resume the banking channel.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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