Friday Oct 28, 2016
China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) related construction work as been expedited after the second ship carrying construction material arrived at the port.
Speaking to Geo News, Customs Collector Gwadar, Mr. Saeed Akram informed that Sino-trans CSS has arrived at Gwadar port, carrying 2.8 million tons of construction material. Documents reveal that the shipment was dispatched by China Communication Construction Company Limited from Lou Jing port Shanghai for Gwadar Free Zone Company Limited.
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a collection of project worth $46billion; the major portion will be spent for enhancing energy capacity of the country and almost $12billion on infrastructure related projects.
The material carried on the ship includes cement, fabricated houses, diesel generators and other construction equipment and machinery. According to Saeed Akram, this was the second such consignment sent to Gwadar for CPEC related projects.