30 Jan '13, 2pm

Pakistan approves Gwadar port transfer to China #pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday approved a deal transferring from Singapore to China the management of the strategically located deep-sea Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea. China provided about 75 per cent of the initial $250 million in funding for the construction of the port in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan. It is currently being operated by Singapore’s PSA International, but needs further development work to become fully operational. According to PSA’s Gwadar website, there has been no ship in the port since November. “The cabinet today gave approval to transfer Gwadar port operations from Port of Singapore to Chinese Overseas Port Holdings Limited,” Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira told reporters. “Both the companies have settled their deal,” he said, without giving a timetable for the transfer. Kaira said that Singapore’s PSA International could ...

Full article: http://www.defence.pk/forums/economy-development/232366-p...

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