Imran Khan (File Photo)
The government led by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has hit the U-turn once again. In fact, Pakistan has withdrawn the decision it made to purchase sugar and cotton from India. News agency ANI quoted Pakistani media as saying that the proposal of the Economic Coordination Committee has been rejected by the Federal Cabinet in which it was decided to import cotton and sugar from India. Was Also read- Pakistan’s work could not go on without India, granted permission to do business unaffected by inflation, Balakot was closed since Airstrike.
According to reports, the decision has been reversed a day after the Economic Coordination Committee cleared the import of cotton and sugar from neighboring India. In fact, Pakistan had banned its imports from the neighboring country in the year 2019 due to increasing tension over Kashmir.
The federal cabinet rejects an Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) proposal to import cotton and sugar from India. The rejection comes a day after the ECC gave a go-ahead to the import of cotton, cotton yarn and sugar from the neighboring country: Pakistan media
– ANI (@ANI) April 1, 2021
Actually, the bilateral trade relationship between India and Pakistan was suspended since August 5, 2019. Trade between the two countries came to a halt after India’s decision to revoke the status of a special state given to Jammu and Kashmir.