Prime Minister Imran Khan has formally inaugurated the newly constructed Azakhel dry port in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Azakhel Dry Port was accomplished at an estimated value of Rs. 500 million, and is eight kilometers away from Nowshera on the Grand Trunk (GT) Highway.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, whereas addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Azakhel Dry Port in Nowshera district, stated that this dry port will increase commerce and generate extra employment alternatives. He stated the federal government is making an attempt to show Pakistan Railways right into a worthwhile group in order that the widespread man can profit from it.
He additional stated completion of the mission will shorten the Karachi-Peshawar journey to eight hours. It will present an enormous increase to logistics and basic transport, the prime minister stated.
Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Governor KP Shah Farman and KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, KP IGP, provincial chief secretary, senior officers from involved departments, commerce physique leaders and exporters attended the inauguration ceremony of Azakhel Dry Port.
The port is supplied with fashionable loading and unloading services for the supply of speedy freight, heavy items, and shipments companies to merchants and industrialists. The dry port has a one-window operation facility with an workplace of the Pakistan Customs, Railways and the Nationwide Financial institution, in addition to police check-up factors.
Earlier, addressing on the ceremony Minister for Pakistan Railways Sheikh Rashid stated:
Azakhel Dry Port mission will promote enterprise and commerce in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Peshawar-Jalalabad railway mission will join Pakistan with Afghanistan and Central Asian Republics and switch the province right into a hub of commerce, enterprise, and funding.