‘FTA with Iran in the interest of Pakistan’

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PM underlines need to achieves $5 bln trade target between Pak-Iran

ISLAMABAD, May 8 (APP): United International Business Group on Sunday said a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Iran was in the interest of Pakistan.
Electricity and gas import from Iran will boost economic activities in Pakistan, so there is need to consid importing five thousand megawatt electricity from Tehran, said Mian Shahid Chairman of the Group in a
statement here on Sunday.
Mian Shahid lauded the government for initiating serious efforts to boost trade with Iran, terming them satisfactory as the two countries can become important trading partners for which a trade deal is imperative.