KARACHI - President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry Muhammad Harron Agar has called for expediting efforts to Khokrapar-Monabao border for trade on the pattern of Wagah-Attari.

Harron Agar, in a meeting with High Commissioner of India Sharat Sabharwal, reiterated that fostering the process of regional trade and economic cooperation between Pakistan and India will bring peace and prosperity in the region, said a statement issued here on Saturday.

He hoped that negative list will be dismantled before the end of the year 2012 and Pakistan will accord MFN status to India.

He said that KCCI recently organised India Single Country Textiles Exhibition with Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Organizations (FIEO). One complete hall for Indian and International Pavilion is also planned in KCCI’s 10th My-Karachi Exhibition to be organized in July.

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He proposed to introduce Mediation/Arbitration Committees in Mumbai and Karachi to address the grievance of importers of the two countries comprising of presidents of Karachi and Bombay Chambers or their nominees, retired judges, and retired customs officials of commissioner level.

haroon Agar hoped that Pakistan will get GSP Plus in EU by 2014 which would also benefit India as next door neighbour.