Pakistan Gives The Go-Ahead For
Russia To Use Gwadar Port For TradePakistani Naval personnel stand guard near a ship carrying containers at the Gwadar port, some 700 km west of Karachi. Photo credit: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/GettyImages

Pakistan has given the green light to Russia to use the Gwadar Port for its exports as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Following Iran and Turkmenistan, Russia has decided to use the Gwadar Port for trade to have an access to warm waters, a top official privy to the development told Geo News.

In addition, Russia aspires to develop strategic defence ties with Pakistan, Geo News reported.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that many countries wanted to join CPEC as half of the world would benefit from the project.

With inputs from IANS

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