Analyst underscores vital need for free trade

Financial Tribune – With proposals to split the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade into two separate ministries making the rounds once again, a business expert says the issue should be put on the backburner because the need of the hour is free trade.

“With or without restoring the erstwhile Commerce Ministry, focusing on the benefits of free trade is a step toward sustainable development the country cannot and should not neglect,” Farzad Kiasat told the Financial Tribune.