Reports by the official Xinhua that China and Pakistan launched a rail and shipping service directly. Off operations it has officially started with the first freight train departing from Greece, an inland province in southwest China.
Goods Kunmig, capital of Yunnan Province, the train left for Karachi on the newly opened way, carrying 500 tons of cargo.
The representative of the New Silk Road Limited Greece that the road will help link local businesses with their respective markets, to the benefit of consumers, suppliers and manufacturers.
The news agency said that thanks to the new service freight rail and marine transportation and logistics services and transportation will be reduced by half.
In the context of the economic corridor between China and Pakistan Project (CPEC), Pakistan and China began initial commercial activities. We arrived more than a hundred containers in the port of attribution in Hunza, thanks to these deals.
Credits: China Xinhua News
The main purpose of CPEC is to transport goods for the purposes of trade between China and Pakistan. It consists of a network of roads, railways and pipelines to transport oil and gas trade and from the port city of Gwadar to Kasghar, which is located in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China.
This network covers a distance of 3000 kilometers.
CPEC will serve as a bridge for the Navy, which will connect the new Silk and linking three billion people in Asia, Europe and Africa Road. He suggested that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during his visit to Pakistan in May 2013.
An agreement was signed in order to implement all of these operations in May this year, during the visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.