Today, the Commerce and Defence Production Ministries of Pakistan have developed a joint action plan to enhance exports to 500 million dollars with Azerbaijan. This was reported by Radio Pakistan.
This decision was made today at a meeting of Inter-Ministerial Working Group jointly chaired by Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir and Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain in Islamabad, as reported by haqqin.
The meeting also decided that under the action plan, the Commerce Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir will lead a delegation to Baku in late November.
Addressing the meeting Khurram Dastgir said that the working group has prepared a Five Years Trade Cooperation Plan to increase the bilateral trade to US$ 500 million and for diversification of export sectors. According to him, the plan envisages of enhanced market access to Azerbaijan through the preferential trading arrangement.
Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain said that Azerbaijan is more inclined towards Pakistan to import defence-related products, technology, and technical training.