Pakistan is interested in resuming direct flights with Bangladesh and establishing maritime connectivity between the two nations to boost bilateral trade.
“Bangladesh is well-positioned in various economic indexes. So, we want to enhance bilateral trade,” said Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, high commissioner of Pakistan to Bangladesh.
Currently, flights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines to Pakistan have been suspended.
Since there is no maritime connectivity between Chattogram port and Pakistan’s port in Karachi, trade is being held through Singapore and other neighbouring ports. As a result, trade volumes are yet to reach a significant level.
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