India imported 35,000t cement from Pakistan during three months

India imported 35,000t cement from Pakistan during three months
Published: 19 November 2007

India has imported 35000 tons cement from Pakistan during the last three months.

Jairam Ramesh, Indian Minister of Commerce was talking to APP after meeting with Tariq Ikram, Chief Executive of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan with a status of Minister of State here Friday evening.

Jairam Ramesh said during the meeting, trade through LoC, upgradation of facilities at Wagah, investment in each others country, issue of Geographical Indicators and boosting trade volume were discussed.

He said India had invited Pakistan delegation to discuss the modalities for LoC trade.

The Indian Minister said India was planning to invest Rs. 70 crores on upgradation of trade faculties at Wagah on its side. This investment should be synchronized with the investment from Pakistan on her side. A meeting on technical level would be held between both the countries next month to discuss matters relating to facilities at Wagah.

Suggesting to launch investments in each other’s country, he said by this way trade volume could be increased.

He said he had accepted the invitation from Pakistan to visit Expo- Pakistan being held in Karachi in March next year.