Gwadar Port handles fish cargo as trial run: Dawood

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood on Wednesday said the first cargo to be trans-shipped to China had been successfully handled at the Gwadar Port by the Ministry of Commerce and Pakistan Customs.

“It was a trial run handling 200 MT of fish catch in pursuance of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s directive to kick-start operations at the Gwadar Port,” the advisor said on his Twitter handle.

He said that cargo which consisted of fish had been trans-shipped to China in eight reefer containers.

“This will hopefully be the encouraging beginning of our trans-shipment policy and will increase Gwadar Port operations. I wish to appreciate Pakistan Customs in making the first trial run successful,” he added.

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