CM advisor wants restoration of Khokhrapar trade route

KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Finance Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Wednesday that trade with India through the Khokhrapar route should be restored at the earliest as there is no harm in it.

Addressing Sindh Madressatul Islam (SMI) University seminar at a local hotel here, he said that restoration of the Khokhrapar trade route would not only boost trade in Sindh but also improve economy of the country.

He regretted that there were no facilities for visitors at Pakistani side of Khokhrapar border even there is no any shelter from sunlight, while in the Indian side they had build a modern migration centre which was not less than an international airport.

On the occasion, he announced establishing an institute on Sindh studies at the SMI University. “The institute will award doctorate degrees in arts, culture, history, language, economy and other aspects of Sindh,” he added. At the same time he assured to organize another seminar on Sindh, saying that this time we will not wait for another 39 years.

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