Afghanistan pushes for inclusion of India in PATTTA

in Afghan Business

Afghanistan pushes for inclusion of India in PATTTA

The Afghan government demanded Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir during his recent visit to Kabul the inclusion of India in the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA).

Khan Jan Alokozay, Deputy Chief of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), said involvement of India in the trilateral trade was not acceptable to Pakistan.

Afghanistan and Pakistan discussed the draft agreement for the trilateral transit trade in depth during Dastgir’s visit.

Pakistan submitted the draft agreement to Afghan and Tajik governments in January this year to seek their proposals.

A number of officials and economic pundits have raised concerns that Afghanistan’s role in the agreement is merely symbolic.

Some officials have pushed for India to take part in this agreement in order to counterweight Pakistan’s influence. However, Pakistani’s government has shown immense opposition to this suggestion.

This is in light of the ongoing trade disputes on the borders between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Afghanistan will not be able to profit from the trade agreement if the transit issues between the two neighboring nations persist.

To learn about views of India about this agreement and regional integration and transit trade issues please click here.



Related Articles

Germany invests AFN 11 million in studios & training for Samangan local radio and TV

Building work officially began on a new studio for Samangan’s local radio and television station RTA on Wednesday. The construction

Preliminary Findings of a Nomad-Farmer Conflict Study Released in a Report

In November 2017, the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) launched a three-pronged research initiative with financial support of the

50% Increase in Dates Yield in Farah Province

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL) announced that dates production in Faraph province have increased by over 50%.

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china