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PM arrives in Gwadar to inaugurate first phase of Free Zone, Expo 2018

PM arrives in Gwadar to inaugurate first phase of Free Zone, Expo 2018

GWADAR (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in the port city of Gwadar where he will inaugurate the first phase of Gwadar Free Zone and Expo 2018.

Foreign personalities, members of the diplomatic community and businessmen from across the globe would attend the two day event. 

The Free Zone would help facilitate trade with different parts of the world especially Central Asia.

The expo is being jointly organized by Gwadar Development Authority and China Overseas Ports Holding Company.

A business centre has also been set up by the China Overseas Ports Holding Company, which will provide a one-window operation for matters including immigration, customs, visa operations and port clearance facilities.

A business centre has also been set up by the China Overseas Ports Holding Company, which will provide a one-window operation for matters including immigration, customs, visa operations and port clearance facilities.

Chairman China Overseas Port Holding Company Zhang Baozhong has said with construction of Free Zone, the port city of Gwadar would become a big commercial hub in the region.

In an interview, the Chairman COPHC said development of Gwadar would help to improve the overall economic conditions of the country and also of the local people. 

Zhang said for construction of Gwadar Free Zone, China had employed around two thousand local people keeping in view their involvement in the mega project.

He said Expo which would attract delegations from countries including Iran, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates would help proper marketing of local products including fishing, embroidery and dairy products. 

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