Selling Of Smuggled Indian Produce Banned In Pak Province


Islamabad: After Islamabad suspended trade with New Delhi over the Kashmir issue, smuggled fruits and vegetables from India were eluded in the markets of Pakistan’s Punjab province.

As per a report by The Express Tribune, vegetables and fruits such as tomatoes, garlic, ginger, green chillies, apples and grapes, smuggled from Kashmir into Pakistan were sold at markets in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad and other parts of Punjab as well as in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

After the abrogation of article 370, Pakistan suspended trade and downgrade diplomatic relations with India. Besides, the All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Merchants and Commission Agents Trade Group said it had decided to boycott Indian produce.

The association has asked its member traders in all four provinces to stop selling Indian fruit and vegetables.

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