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Iran keen to partner Pakistan on CPEC

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

has expressed keen interest in entering into a partnership with to explore possibilities in the China-Economic Corridor (CPEC) which falls under the ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR).

The remarks were made as Iran's for Roads and Urbanisation visited Port Trust (KPT) on Friday along with a high level Iranian delegation, reports

Exhibiting interest in transshipment cargo, the visiting underscored that is keen to work with for inter-connection linkage between Port and Iranian port city

Furthermore, the touted the ample space of 204,000 hectares available at for promoting transshipment cargo handling facility.

is right next to Pakistan geographically having the strategic advantage as both share the ocean waters which will thus help Iran to carry on trade with china as well via (CPEC).

On a related note the Iranian delegation took keen interest in the project of KPT as well and it was given a tour of the Pakistan Terminals Ltd at the Deepwater Container Port, according to the report.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 11:56 IST
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