Pakistani denies halting cement exports to Afghanistan

Pakistani denies halting cement exports to Afghanistan
Published: 11 July 2005

The Pakistani government has rejected media speculation that it has halted cement exports to Afghanistan to bring down prices of the commodity. A senior official at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ibrar Ahmad, said Islamabad had not yet taken any decision on stopping cement exports to Afghanistan. He said Pakistan wanted to cooperate with Afghanistan as it reconstructs and further expand trade cooperation with Kabul.