Islamabad, March 24, 2016 (PPI-OT):Quarter Master General (QMG), Pakistan Army, Lt. General Javed Mahmood Bukhari called on Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Thursday. The QMG briefed the Finance Minister on the development, up-gradation and expansion of training facilities of Pakistan Army. The Minister was also given briefing on the occasion about progress with regard to setting up of modern terminals at Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing points at Torkham and Chaman.
Finance Minister stated that the development of these border terminals is an important initiative, which will not only ease travel between the two countries but also give a boost to bilateral trade, by reducing the transit time for the cargo to and from Afghanistan. He said that once completed, these facilities will also be helpful in promoting greater trade and commerce with the Central Asian States.
He emphasized on the need for early implementation of the project. The Minister was also apprised in detail regarding the engagement of NLC in other development activities as well as the organisation’s plans to participate in the upcoming CPEC related projects. Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance were present in the meeting.
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