Kabul offers multiple visas for businessmen
ISLAMABAD: The business community here on Saturday welcomed decision of the Afghan Government to grant multiple visas to Pakistani businessmen.
Talking to APP, Tariq Mehmood, President Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry said visa facilitation for the business community of Pakistan would help boost bilateral trade relations, improve economic growth and benefit people of the two countries.
“Presently the nearest and easiest target for the country’s export should be Afghanistan and the Pakistani businessmen would find it more easy to market their products in Afghanistan”, Mr Tariq added.
He, however, seemed to be concerned about the security issues in both the countries and urged the concerned authorities of the two countries to address security problems to facilitate the businessmen.
He said that Pakistani businessmen had also held meetings with members of Afghanistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry to talk about enhancing trade relations between the two countries and security issues for the businessmen of both sides.
Business analyst, M.M. Hassan also welcomed the decision of easing the visa facility for Pakistani businessmen by the Afghanistan government and saying the decision would be beneficial ultimately for the people of both the countries.
He said the decision would help increase trade volume with Afghanistan and it would ultimately help strengthening the country economically.—APP