Listing to the trouble of the business community; Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir had a busy day at Sost
Reported by Farhatullah Baig
Sost Gojal, November 21 (ST)Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan visits Khunjerav Pass on Wednesday. Returning from Khunjerav Dastagir met Pakistan Custom official, representatives of importers and exporters and trustees of Sost Dry port at Sost Gojal.
The custom officials briefed the minister about the business activates and the fall caused by the occurrence of Attabad Lake. In a meeting with importers and exporters Dastagir said that The KKH will be connected with 3 months, the business volume will be obviously increased and the Government is paying particular attention on Pak China trade. PM Nawaz has made many new agreements with Chinese government during his recent visit. He added.
The importer and exporters chat about high custom duties forced on the local traders and the recent ban imposed by the Chinese immigration on the baggage carriers of Gilgit Baltistan to enter china.
The minister visit PML office at Sost, where a request letter was served to him regarding the export of locally produced dry fruit. In the letter he was also requested to put his effort to lift ban from the baggage carriers.
Wahid Zaman of PML told Sost Today that the meeting with the federal minister as rewarding. Dastagir has promised to work out their problems. He said.
Afterwards the representative of Gojal Desistar Management committee and Sost bazaar committee met Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan.
Photo; Hamid Hussain and Sultan Ali for Sost Today.