China pleased to handle Afghan-bound transit cargo by Gwadar port.


BEIJING -- China on Thursday said it was pleased to handle the Afghan-bound transit cargo by Gwadar port as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was not only beneficial for both the countries but also for the regional connectivity and economic cooperation.

"We have noted the report. And we are pleased over new progress achieved by Gwadar port,"AChinese Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Geng Shuang said while responding to a question asked by reporter during his regular briefing held here.

Gwadar Port, a key component of CPEC, has started handling transit cargo and the first Afghan shipment arrived this week.

"We support the Gwadar port in playing a big role in promoting regional goods and trade cooperation,"Ahe said.

According to reports, the shipment will be...

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