Islamabad: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday said that by December Pakistan and India would complete a trade normalisation process which would ensure that traders from India are treated like those from any other country.
Addressing a joint press conference with Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, she said: "We will treat traders from India as traders from anywhere else."
"By the end of December, we would complete a trade normalisation process that would ensure that India was treated like any other trade partner."
Referring to the eased visa regime, she said it was the first step towards "normalisation of our relation with our neighbour".
"It is an effort in moving towards stronger people-to-people ties," she said.
First Published: Saturday, September 8, 2012, 22:30