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President Obama welcomes the accession of Pakistan to the TIR Convention

23 October 2015 

At  an official visit from Prime Minister Sharif of Pakistan to President Obama (Washington, 20-23 October 2015) to reinforce the commitment of both leaders to an enduring US-Pakistan partnership, President Obama welcomed Pakistan’s accession to the TIR Convention, which could facilitate trade throughout the region. Both leaders acknowledged that strengthening Pakistan’s trade and transit ties with its neighbours is needed to promote prosperity in Pakistan and the region.

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