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Utilise Gwadar Port for transit trade with Kabul’

APP Welcome GWADAR: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday underlined the need of utilising Gwadar Port as a free zone area for transit trade with Afghanistan and Balochistan in addition to Karachi ports. He said that the speedy flow of traffic at Gwadar port must be ensured. He urged the authorities to accelerate development activities and remove any hindrances in this regard through consensus-building and consultation with the relevant stakeholders. The president made these remarks at a briefing on progress work about the Master Plan of Gwadar city and operationalisation of Gwadar Port, a press release issued by Presidents Media Wing said. He was briefed by Chairman Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Naseer Khan Kashani and Director General Gwadar Deve­lop­ment Authority (GDA) Shahzaib Khan Kakar regarding development works on Gwadar Port and Gwadar City respectively. Mr Alvi said that strategy and vision were essential for the successful completion and operationalisation of national projects

How the Gwadar Port has become a safe haven for drug traffickers

By  Vicky Nanjappa Updated: Wed, Jan 6, 2021, 13:45 [IST]     New Delhi, Jan 06:  A major operation carried out by the Sri Lankan Navy in which drugs worth over Rs 600 million was seized once again points to the hand of the ISI, which has been operating in the region to raise funds for terror. In an operation carried out in the sea area of Negombo, the Navy seized Crystal Methamphetamine (100 kgs) and Hashish (80 kgs). Four persons were also apprehended and a multiway fishing trawler used in the operation was also seized. All the drug boats have in the past couple of years originated from the Gwadar Port and it is a well known fact that the Chinese and Pakistanis control the same. Intelligence Bureau officials tell OneIndia that every action emerging out of the port is under the supervision of the ISI. Arrested Khalistani sympathiser was tasked by ISI to oversee killing of RSS leaders In November, the Indian Coast Guard seized 100 kilograms of heroin from a Sri Lankan boat. The seizure