Pak-India trade talks postponed

December 5th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Dec.5 (ANI): Trade talks between Pakistan and India have been postponed for an indefinite period in the wake of Mumbai terror attacks.
Trade ministry sources told the Geo News on Friday that the secretary-level talks on enhancing trade ties were to be held in the first week of December in Islamabad.
They further said that both countries had to discuss a proposal to open three more trade routes.
According to an ARY Television report, the message for cancellation of talks has been received. However, the Indian trade ministry has hinted that the trade talks could be held at the end of next month.
The talks on Sir Creek issue, which were to be held at the ministerial level in New Delhi on December 2 have already been postponed.
India has also postponed the scheduled visit of its Planning Commissions officials to Pakistan for an undefined period. (ANI)

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