Pak cabinet orders 'immediate' go-ahead for MFN status to India

Last Updated: Fri, Jan 04, 2013 05:40 hrs

Pakistani authorities have reportedly directed the country's trade ministry to immediately implement the order about granting India the status of most favoured nation (MFN).

In a meeting chaired by Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, the federal cabinet also declared that the PPP-led coalition government would complete its term and won't succumb to any unconstitutional pressure tactics.

Ashraf vowed that the PPP-led government will not let anyone derail democracy in the country as countless sacrifices have been made for it and parliamentary system will further be strengthened, the Nation reports.

According to the paper, he also stressed that the government is going to complete its tenure and is heading towards elections, and they consider elections as 'Amanat' which will be conducted in accordance with the constitution.

Ashraf also termed extremism, militancy and intolerance as big challenges and reiterated to fight out these evils, the paper added. (ANI)

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