LPG terminal start working at Gwadar port

LPG terminal at Gwadar Port becomes operational

First LPG ship arrived at Gwadar port

The Chinese Consulate General in Karachi Li Bijian inaugurated the first LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) terminal at Gwadar port. The terminal becomes operational with the arrival of the LPG ship    carrying 3,900 metric tons of LPG  from Sahar port Muscat, Oman.
This LPG terminal will help to import LPG from Oman. Pakistan face shortage of LPG in winter as the demand soars due to cold weather. It will made possible to provide cheap LPG to Baluchistan due to the low transportation cost. 
The  Gwadar Development Authority Chairman Naseer Kashani, Chairman of China Port and Holding Company Bao Xing and CEO of Al-Qasim LPG Gas Terminal Qasim Bashir were present at the occasion.
The Chinese Consular General Li said while addressing the inauguration ceremony of the LPG terminal  “Today a new era of economic development has commenced in Balochistan’s port city of Gwadar as international LPG trade has started here.” 
Deputy Commissioner of Gwadar retired Capt Mohammad Waseem, the GDA chairman and the CEO of Al-Qasim LPG Terminal lauded the initiative, saying Gwadar was going to turn into an international economic hub in near future.
“A new international airport is being established in Gwadar and power plant projects will speed up development in the port city,” Mr Waseem said.
This terminal will increase the commercial activity at Gwadar port. 
                                             Business reporter 

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