Rehman stressed the need for enhancing bilateral economic ties and trade relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is imperative that the countries must solve their bilateral issues through dialogue, he added.
He said that Islamic countries are taking steps to boost investment in Pakistan and Afghanistan, which will help in eliminating problems facing both the countries.
Both nations need to improve trade facilitation through streamlined payments settlement and improved insurance mechanisms, the use of bonded carriers, visa issuance, trade financing, tax collection, and documentation, he said.
Economic cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan and improved trade and transit
facilities would help connect South Asia with Central Asia, he concluded.