OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal has said that Pakistani business communitys concerns regarding MFN to India will be addressed fully and in this regard a team of Indian experts will visit Pakistan in the first quarter of 2012 to discuss non-tariff barriers (NTBs). The Indian High Commissioner was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday. LCCI President Irfan Qaiser Sheikh presented the address of welcome while Senior Vice President Kashif Younis Meher and Vice President Saeeda Nazar also gave their point of view on trade with India while SAARC Chamber Vice President Iftikhar Ali Malik, LCCI former Presidents Shahzada Alam Monoo, Mian Tajammal Hussain, Mian Anjum Nisar, former KCCI President Qaiser Ahmad Sheikh, former Senior Vice Presidents Abdul Basit, Sohail Lashari, Former Vice Presidents Aftab Ahmad Vohra and Shafqat Saeed Piracha also spoke on the occasion. The High Commissioner said that the post MFN agreement implications are under active consideration between concerned authorities of both countries. He said that customs coordination between the two countries is being worked out in a bid to sort out all customs-related issues saying that the bottomline for present Indian regime is to promote trade between Pakistan and India in the larger interests of the people of two countries. He said India was making efforts to resolve visa problems for Pakistani business community and multiple visa for one year will be issued to businessmen under visa liberalization policy by the Indian High Commission. The draft of said visa policy is likely to be approved by Indian government, he added. He further said that at present the visas are granted under the 1974 visa policy of India. However, the frequent travellers visiting under business visa are exempted from the police reporting. He said Pakistani business community had showed a positive response for promoting trade with India and Indian government also made strenuous efforts for increasing the bilateral trade volume from $2 billion to $6 billion plus. Sharat Sabharwal pointed out that a separate gate and other facilities were being established at the Wahgah/Atary border for handling of export cargo 12 hours daily. The establishment of a separate gate would also be provided hurdle-free transportation facilities at the border, he added. Sharat Sabharwal disclosed that a well-equipped check post worth Rs 1.5 billion had been established at the Pak-India border which will facilitate the bilateral trade between the countries. He said that the bilateral trade was on top of the agenda and Indian experts will help overcome energy crisis in Pakistan. Indian and Pakistani business communities are willing to promote economic and trade relations with the idea of enhancing the volume of bilateral trade between the two neighbouring countries for peace and to end poverty, he added.