1st truck with Pakistani goods reaches Turkey via Iran

By: News Desk      Published: 03:23 PM, 12 Oct, 2021
1st truck with Pakistani goods reaches Turkey via Iran
First truck carrying Pakistani goods being received in Turkey.

Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Razak Dawood on Tuesday announced with pleasure that the first truck of National Logistic Cell (NLC), with Pakistani goods reached Turkey via Iran, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Razak Dawood tweeted that the NLC truck had left Karachi on September 28 and reached Istanbul on October 7, covering a distance of 5,300 kilometers.

“I am very pleased to announce that under the TIR treaty, the first NLC truck, transporting commodities from Pakistan, reached Turkey via Iran.  The NLC truck left Karachi on Sep 28 and reached Istanbul on Oct 7 covering the distance of 5300 KM,” he tweeted.

The advisor said that this was the beginning of new era of connectivity under Ministry of Commerce’s regional connectivity policy and urged exporters to use the facility to save cost and time as well.

“This is the beginning of new era of connectivity under MoC’s regional connectivity policy. I will urge exporters to use the facility will save cost and time as well,” he tweeted.