ISLAMABAD - The National Logistic Board on Wednesday approved the development of Wagha border terminal and gave a nod to the purchase of additional scanners for it in order to enhance trade between Pakistan and India. These decisions came during the 52nd meeting of the board that was held under the chair of Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. The board reportedly took many decisions of national importance, aimed at boosting trade between the two neighbouring states. It approved the development of Wagha border terminal to facilitate trade between Pakistan and India, besides giving approval to the purchase of additional scanners for installation at the same border. In its other important decisions, the board approved the cooperation between the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the National Logistic Cell (NLC) to facilitate transit trade. It gave approval to the induction of the prime mover in NLC fleet. The meeting appreciated and approved the establishment of support facilities by the NLC in the various cities, including Hyderabad, Kohat and Pano Aqil. Earlier, the meeting started with words of special appreciation by all the participants for the outgoing NLC director general, Major-General Junaid Rehmat. On the occasion, Finance Minister Shaikh said the NLC had achieved new standards of professional excellence under the leadership of the outgoing director general. He also praised the NLC management for performing the strategic tasks assigned to it by the government without claiming any budgetary allocation.