Gilgit The efforts of the provincial government paid off. It should be clear that due to the closure of the Pak-China border, important Pakistani supplies were blocked on the Chinese side. The provincial government had made special efforts to toy the Pak-Khanjarab border.
The provincial government had raised this matter with the Foreign Office and the Chinese Embassy. In this regard, the Home Department of Gilgit-Baltistan, the Government of GB, the Home Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and their Chinese counterparts for their full cooperation in the necessary transportation of the cargo and commercial goods of the GB traders who were besieged by the Diamer Bhasha Dam Project.
Expressing gratitude on this move, Secretary Interior Gilgit-Baltistan Iqbal Hussain Khan has said that we are facilitating the transportation of cargo from Xinjiang to Sost. Therefore, Pakistan’s request to facilitate customs clearance has been agreed.
From 17 to 18 January 2023, the hydraulic grab machine and its accessories have been approved for immediate deployment by Pakistan for completion of development works in the Diamer Bhasha Dam Project, and the drop and hook model has been adopted.
He further said that from January 30 to February 10, 2023, the goods of Pakistanis stranded in China are allowed to pass through there.
The Chinese driver will take the truck through Khunjarab pass to Pakistan and return after unloading. Pakistan is ready with organized personnel and necessary equipment and machinery to clean the roads and transport the goods.