LoC traders to leave for Muzaffarbad visit tomorrow


Srinagar: In a bid to boost the cross Line of Control (LoC) trade between India and Pakistan neighboring countries, a ten-member delegation of Salamabad Trade Union of Uri are scheduled to visit Muzaffarabad from tomorrow to meet their counterparts across.

The 10 members include Salamabad Trade Union President, Tariq Khan, General Secretary, Hilal Turkey, Peer Arshid, Iqbal Lone and others. The traders are scheduled to visit Muzaffarabad, Chakoti, Rawalakote where they are scheduled to meet the trade associations to increase the trade between India and Pakistan.

General Secretary, Hilal Turkey told that they have scheduled to visit several business points in Pakistan. “Cross LoC trade is the biggest Confidence Building Measure (CBM) between the two parts of Kashmir,” he said.

Turkey said that the trade between the two parts of Kashmir didn’t go like the way it could have been. “The non-availability of facilities including banking facilities, communication of trade items stopped the trade to increase day by day,” he said.

Appealing Indian and Pakistan to discuss to make more cross LoC trade more string, Turkey said that as the dialogue process has been initiated between India and Pakistan and now they should also focus on the cross LoC trade between the countries. 


Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.



Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.