PR No. 234 “INDONESIA HAS DOUBLED PAKISTAN’S KINNOW EXPORT SEASON”: ENGR. KHURRAM DASTGIR KHAN Islamabad: November 24, 2016
As a result of Commerce Minister’s visit to Jakarta and the subsequent review of Preferential Trade Agreement, Indonesia has doubled Pakistan’s Kinnow Export Season. Initially, import of kinnow from Pakistan was restricted to months of February and March only which has now been doubled from January to April.
Official notification to this effect has been made by the Indonesian Government. Due to the success of the economic diplomacy of the present Government, the popular demand of the Kinnow exporters has been met by enhancing access to Indonesian market.
The Minister for Commerce reiterated that under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the government is relentlessly working for promotion of Trade and within the coming months more Free Trade Agreements will be signed that will open up new markets for Pakistani Products.
The Minister for Commerce applauded the efforts and achievements of the negotiating team and instructed them to continue their untiring efforts in economic diplomacy in order to enhance Pakistani exports for the benefit of the people of Pakistan.