Exporters formed body to enhance trade via Torkham


Ashrafuddin Pirazada

LANDIKOTL: On Tuesday, prominent exporters and traders from Landikotal met at the residence of renowned trader Nasir Khan and formed a body to take up various issues regarding trade activities via the Torkham border.

The meeting was attended by Jaber Khan Shinwari, Ashfaq Shinwari, Sahib Rehman and Tariq Jameel, Aamirullah Afridi, Nisar Shinwari, Daulat Shah Afridi, Nauman, Hamzullah, Ghulam Nabi Afridi, Arshad Ali Afridi, Shah Sahib, Hasnain Shinwari and several other businessmen.

The meeting, chaired by Nasir Khan Shinwari, mainly focused on the necessity of forming a unified representative body to address collective challenges faced by exporters and proposed an immediate action plan, initiating a membership drive.

The Interim cabinet was also formed by mutual consensus, considering its members’ professional expertise and competence.

The primary objectives of the Interim cabinet included membership, registration of the representative body with relevant authorities, drafting a manifesto and devising a cohesive action plan in the coming weeks.

President Jaber Shinwari emphasized the significance of the membership drive and urged prompt action, stressing the importance of practical measures.

The exporters discussed the various collective challenges faced by exporters. They said that soon they would launch their efforts to resolve their genuine matters to enhance trade with Afghanistan.

The interim cabinet, comprising individuals selected based on their professional experience and competence, was tasked with key responsibilities including membership drives, registration processes, manifesto preparation, and action plan formulation.