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Gwadar to be used as Transit facility for China and Afghanistan

Gwadar to be used as Transit facility for China and Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – Government of Pakistan has decided to improve regional trade with neighboring countries, mainly China and Afghanistan.

For this purpose, the teams of Maritime, Federal Board of Revenue and Ports and Shipping have completed a road map, which suggests that Cargo handling for Afghanistan would be routed through Gwadar.

The relevant authorities have stated that Gwadar shall be used as a Transit facility for both China and Afghanistan, since it has enough storage facility for transit trade.

Moreover, handling through Gwadar port will also reduce handling charges by a considerable margin.