Government notifies trade suspension with India

KARACHI: The Ministry of Commerce has notified amendments in the Import Policy Order 2016 thereby banning all imports from India and Israel.

According to the amendment in Paragraph 5 of Import Policy Order, trade of goods of Indian or Israel origin or imported from India or Israel is suspended.

Pakistan downgraded diplomatic relations and suspended bilateral trade with India after Narendra Modi’s government revoked seven decades of autonomy for the disputed Muslim-majority state of Kashmir. India urged Pakistan to review these.

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government on Wednesday announced a series of measures to oppose what it called “unilateral and illegal actions” by India. He also said Pakistan will review bilateral agreements, take the matter to the United Nations Security Council and ensure the army remains vigilant.



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