Govt taking steps to establish industries in Gwadar port: Caretaker PM

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has said the government is taking measures to establish industries in Gwadar port and improve communication links with industrial areas.

He was talking to a delegation of Gwadar Shipping Clearing Agents Association in Islamabad today.

The Prime Minister noted that providing employment and international quality facilities to the local people of Gwadar are key to the development of this important port of CPEC.

The delegation asked the Prime Minister that in order to make Gwadar port fully functional, some of the official cargos should be imported via this port to Pakistan.

The Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to submit a comprehensive report in this regard.

Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said Gwadar port will be the hub of sea trade in near future.

The Prime Minister said it is the priority of the government to bring innovation in the fisheries industry of Gwadar.

He said fishermen in Gwadar are being given professional training in accordance with the international standards.

He said the wide potential of exports in the fisheries sector will be fully exploited.

The delegation appreciated the government’s measures for providing employment to fishermen, vocational training and solving the overall problems of Gwadar.

The delegation also informed the Prime Minister about the problems of shipping clearing agents.

The Prime Minister assured the delegation that their problems would be solved on priority basis.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Caretaker Defence Minister visits Bagh, Pandu sectors in AJK

Caretaker Defence Minister (Retired) Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Haider visited Bagh and Pandu sectors in Azad Jammu and Kashmir along the Line of Control where he was briefed on the current situation on the LoC.

The Defence Minister placed flowers at the memorial of the martyrs of Jammu and Kashmir and met with the families of the martyrs and victims of the aggression of the Indian Army.

Lieutenant General Ali Anwar Haider (Retired) also paid tribute to the victims of Indian aggression.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Murtaza Solangi meets newly elected President, Vice President of Maldives

Caretaker Federal Minister for Information Murtaza Solangi met with the newly elected President of Maldives Mohamed Muizzu and Vice President Hussain Mohamed Latheef during an official banquet.

He congratulated the two leaders on behalf of Prime Minister Anwaar Haq Kakar, the government and people of Pakistan.

The Caretaker Minister of Information expressed his best wishes for both leaders.

Caretaker Information Minister’s meeting with President of Maldives Mohamed Muizzu is scheduled on Saturday.

Source: Radio Pakistan