SAARC: (SAARC CCI welcomes Pak-Indian PMs meeting at Ufa)


ISLAMABAD: SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) has welcomed the recent meeting of Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at Ufa, Russia.

The SAARC chamber leaders in a joint statement in Lahore on Thursday termed the meeting a positive change in the perception of political leadership of both the countries.

Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Pakistan chapter Iftikhar Ali Malik, former SAARC CCI presidents of India Vikramjit Singh Sahney and Anis-ul-Haq of Bangladesh said that willingness expressed publically by both the prime ministers to discuss the core issues was drastically required to make SAARC as an effective platform.

They said the implementation of SAFTA in letter and spirit was based on the greater political will which had been demonstrated by the both prime ministers.