• In a tweet post on Saturday, Bajwa said that development is a dream come true for the local economy as it will stimulate a host of business activity.

The first bulk cargo ship “MV Manet" carrying wheat and urea of Afghan Transit trade reached Gwadar this week, informed Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Lieutenant General (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa.

In a tweet post on Saturday, Bajwa said that development is a dream come true for the local economy as it will stimulate a host of business activity.

This comes just a day after Pakistan for the first time begun transit trade to Afghanistan via sea route using the Gwadar Port, the commerce ministry informed on Friday.

“The cargo ship SIBULK TRADITION has berthed at Gwadar, carrying 16000 tonnes of urea for Transit to Afghanistan. This is a first and marks the beginning of a new era in Pakistan's trade by sea," informed Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood in a series of tweets.