ISLAMABAD (APP) - After a gap of four years, the second Pakistan-Australia Joint Trade Commission (JTC) meeting was held here on Tuesday, which discussed various issues for enhancing mutual cooperation. The Australian sides was led by their First Assistant Secretary Ms Deborah Stokes while the Pakistani side was led by SJS (FT-I), Himayatullah Khan. The Australian High Commissioner in Islamabad was also present on the occasion. Issues relating to agriculture cooperation, double taxation agreement, investment cooperation, capacity building and developing institutional linkages between both the countries came under discussion. On the occasion, the Pakistani representatives underscored the need for market access to Pakistani products in the Australian market and highlighted the need for early Import Risk Analysis by the Australian to enable export of fruits and seafood, especially mangoes, citrus fruit, apples, dates and shrimp to Australia. Proposal of signing the avoidance of double taxation agreement was also discussed in the meeting. The JTC was confident that the bilateral trade and economic relations would further be strengthened in the upcoming years, and stressed the need to reactivate the Pak-Australia Joint Business Council in order to promote trade and investment between the two countries. The participants agreed to hold the JTC meeting on yearly basis and the third meeting would be held in 2011 Australia. The JTC also discussed the need for developing educational linkages in technical as well as other fields.