Wheat imports via Gwadar on the cards

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ISLAMABAD, Aug. 24 (DNA):  In a major development, wheat imports via Gwadar are being planned in collaboration with Gwadar Port Authority and National Food Security Division, promising to usher in a new era of business, commerce and trade vibrancy at Gwadar port.
Salient headway came up in an important meeting between Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Chairman Naseer Khan Kashani and National Food Security Division Secretary Zafar Hasan, as per the Gwadar Pro’s reported on Wednesday.
GPA Chairman Naseer Khan Kashani dubbed the readiness to import wheat using Gwadar port a new milestone, saying wheat imports will spur up trade activities in Gwadar. 

“It will also boost employability when bustling activity get underway, skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled man force will be required to handle the entire scale of work.”

In order to materialize the wheat import seeking input of stakeholders, GPA Chairman Naseer Khan Kashani has also decided to hold a consultative meeting with local investors and Gwadar Chamber of Commerce and Industry soon.
On the occasion, National Food Security Division Secretary Zafar Hasan said “we are giving a serious thought to import bigger part of our wheat quota using useful channel of Gwadar port the first time.” 

He said that more thought-provoking meetings are planned to be held seeking numerous insights into the merits of wheat import via Gwadar. He hoped that National Food Security will gear up to make things happen at the earliest.