ISLAMABAD - The Pakistani trade delegation headed by Federal Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood will leave for India today (Saturday) for trade talks to be held in New Delhi from November 14, Commerce Ministry officials told The Nation on Friday. Pakistan-India Commerce Secretary level talks will continue for two days i.e. November 14 and 15 wherein both the sides would discuss several trade issues. Pakistan is optimistic of major breakthrough during the upcoming trade talks, said a Commerce Ministry official wishing not to be named. He further added that decision regarding implementation of the switching trade arrangements from existing 'Positive List to 'Negative List of importable items from India could be taken up during the upcoming trade talks. Meanwhile, Islamabad and New Delhi would also discuss other several trade issues including removal of non-tariff barriers (NTbs), which are hurting trade between the two sides. Similarly, discussions regarding granting Most Favored Nation (MFN) status to India would also take place during the talks. Pakistan had recently announced to grant MFN status to India . Federal Secretary Commerce Zafar Mehmood is hopeful of a breakthrough in upcoming meeting with his Indian counterpart. Talking to media other day, he said that the summary regarding granting India the most favoured nation (MFN) status was sent to Federal Cabinet after they (government) had taken all the parties concerned i.e. chambers of commerce, trade bodies aboard. He had high hopes of a breakthrough in the Pakistan-India trade talks set for November 14-15. Pakistan would now add to trade with India through the negative list of import/export items, he said, adding that the said list would also be reduced to push the trade envelope further. It might be recalled here that Commerce Ministers of Pakistan and India had already met in September where New Delhi agreeing to withdraw its objections to the European Union trade concessions to Pakistan and Islamabad expected to give India the MFN status.