Cong demands revoking Pakistan’s MNF status

New Delhi: The Congress today urged that the Most Favoured Nation (MNF) status given to Pakistan must be revoked following the Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it is a ‘dead letter’.

Congress leader Manish Tewari talking to media stated: “The most favoured nation status needs to go primarily because it is a dead letter. Pakistan never reciprocated the Most Favoured Nation status. Pakistan was never comfortable with the terminology ‘the Most Favoured Nation’.”

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“In any case, most of the trade with Pakistan is through third country. There is hardly any bilateral trade between India and Pakistan,” he added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting on Thursday to review the MFN status to the neighbour, sources said here.

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