Pakistan Gives The Go-Ahead For Russia To Use Gwadar Port For Trade
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

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber