Pakistan accedes to the TIR Convention
Last month Pakistan Government approved the ratification of the TIR Convention and started the submission process, as referred by SVP Mr Babar Badat, who is also Chair of the TIR Commission of PNC-ICC in Pakistan. Mr Badat said this is an important decision which will support growth of the national transport industry, a fundamental requisite of regional connectivity.
On 21 July 2015 the Government of Pakistan had deposited its instruments of accession to the TIR Convention, 1975.
In accordance with its Article 53, paragraph 2, the Convention will enter into force in Pakistan on 21 January 2016. With the accession of Pakistan, the TIR Convention will then have 69 Contracting Parties.
Source: FIATA E-Flash No.102 – 31 July 2015