KV Correspondent

Govt revokes ban on Pistachio trade

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Srinagar: The Government on Friday revoked the ban  on trading of Pistachio trough the Line of Control.

The Jammu & Kashmir Joint Chamber of Commerce (JCCI)  while  expressing satisfaction over the decision has suspended its protest.

“Government  has removed the ban immediately on trading of Pistachio which has been the result of taking up the matter with the concerned by the President, JK-JCCI and we are hoping that the other issues will also be solved in the same spirit so that the Cross LOC trade will become meaningful and beneficial to people of J&K” JCCI in a statement issued here said.

Notably, government had earlier imposed ban on bartar of four items viz, pistachio, apple, charmagaz and anardana of the 21 agreed tradable items trough the LoC.

The decision had evoked a sharp criticism from the trade bodies across Jammu and Kashmir.


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