FO and the minister of commerce deny having any official or business ties with Israel.
American Jewish Congress Statement on Trade Between the State of #Israel and #Pakistan.— American Jewish Congress (@AJCongress) March 31, 2023
Link: https://t.co/Bie9NIdrwJ#AmericanJewishCongress #AbrahamAccords #UAE @JackRosenNYC pic.twitter.com/V724PYwwqs
‘Pak-Israel commerce’ factsFishel BenKhald is a Sindh-born Pakistani citizen with Jewish heritage who is a firm supporter of bilateral commercial relations between Pakistan and Israel. He works for a company that produces kosher cuisine. Fishel stated that he had shipped the first shipment of dates, dehydrated fruit, and seasonings from Pakistan to Israel via the UAE on March 28. He expressed his pride at becoming the first Pakistani to be able to ship goods to Israel.
The agreement was made and the cargo was scheduled in the United Arab Emirates, not Pakistan, and the shipment was offloaded in Israel through a private transaction of the Pakistani-Jewish businessman. Additionally, the cargo was designated for the UAE rather than Israel. Israel no longer requires import permits for goods from Pakistan as of 2005. Therefore, no particular licenses or permissions were required to perform this business. Despite the fact that Pakistan was not directly involved in the “trade,” it was overly publicized and handled as formal trade.
Congratulation to Me as a Pakistani— Fishel BenKhald (@Jew_Pakistani) March 28, 2023
I exported first batch of Pakistan 🇵🇰 food products to Israel 🇮🇱 market
Dates, Dry fruit, Spice single container. My video@CMShehbaz @ImranKhanPTI @BBhuttoZardari @NawazSharifMNS @MaryamNSharif @betterpakistan @MiftahIsmail @tdap_official pic.twitter.com/l4KRqI4oet