Qatar has shown interest in Gwadar and willingness to become a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), by investing in food storage facilities at the deep sea port in Gwadar. This announcement has come just a week before Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to visit the country. The Prime Minister will be flying to Qatar on 22nd January and will be accompanied by several other ministers. The delegation is expected to finalize several agreements including a deal on the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
|Qatar ready to invest in Gwadar under CPEC|
Qatar plans to invest in food storage facilities that will be established at the port in Gwadar. The investment will also help develop the region and the local economy.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to leave on an official trip to Qatar on January 22 and is set to hold meetings with the Qatari leadership.
The prime minister is also expected to discuss various deals including one on the import of liquified natural gas (LNG).
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistani Zulfi Bukhari, Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan and the advisor on trade are expected to accompany the prime minister.