Pakistan Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan has assured businessmen to resolve issues related to Iranian market on priority basis and pave the way for enhanced trade with Iran.
The minister gave the assurance during a meeting with the chairman of Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA), Waheed Ahmed, in Islamabad.
Waheed Ahmed, briefed the minister about difficulties being faced in tapping Iranian markets after the withdrawal of sanctions on the neighboring country.
He informed the minister that despite opening of Iranian borders to exporters worldwide, commercial banks in Pakistan were reluctant to issue E-Forms to exporters.
The PFVA chairman also briefed the minister on issues faced by exporters in European markets, especially for export of mango. The minister assured him to resolve issues, especially the ones related to Iranian market on priority basis.