Russia to become part of CPEC, may invest in Gwadar Port: officials

Russia to become part of CPEC, may invest in Gwadar Port: officials
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*QUETTA: *Russia is discussing with Pakistan the opportunities available for Russian Federation under the CPEC and the Gwadar Port.

Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai told Russian Consul General that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was creating prosperous opportunities for profitable investment in Balochistan.

“We want the companions of the country to take advantage of from The Russian Federation,” said the governor on Thursday as he talked with the Russian’s Consul General Dr Aleksander G Khozin after he called him at the governor house.

He said that Russians investors would be provided all facilities and security in Gwadar . During the meeting, the two discussed the relation of Pakistan and Russia and implementation of CPEC .

Governor Muhammad Khan said that Balochistan is basically an agricultural area where there is a significant potential of various vegetable and fruit production.

He said that Russian investors could get benefits from agricultural potential of Balochistan, which includes production vegetables, fruits and its markets will prove to be profitable for Russian investors.

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