Dutch Companies Plan to Invest in Karachi Port Trust Projects

Ambassador Ardi Stoios-Braken also met Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood to discuss investment opportunities for Dutch companies in the fields of agriculture and maritime in Pakistan, Image source: Embassy of the Netherlands in Pakistan

Dutch companies are keen to invest in projects at the Pakistan’s Karachi Port Trust (KPT), said the Dutch Ambassador Ardi Stoios Braken during a visit to the port earlier this week, DAWN.com reports.

The ambassador was accompanied by a high-level 20-member Dutch maritime delegation who expressed their keen interest to invest in the KPT projects, including capital dredging programs, freight corridor, multi-purpose bulk terminal LNG complex, maritime business district, special economic zone, etc, reports the news agency.

During the tour, KPT Chairman Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar briefed the visiting delegation on the future infrastructure plans at the KPT and informed them of the economic opportunities in the boat-building sector.

Representatives of the Dutch maritime private sector companies also visited Pakistan National Shipping Corporation and met with its Chairman Rizwan Ahmed who highlighted the potential for joint ventures in the commercial projects.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

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