PAK-CHINA / China ditches pakistan facing economic crisis opens khunjerab pass before hand for cpec project

Zoom News : Feb 10, 2023, 08:38 PM
New Delhi. The condition of Pakistan is getting worse and worse. The country is getting dependent on every grain. In such a situation, a new example of all-weather friendship between China and Pakistan is being seen. However, it is believed that China does nothing without benefit. In view of the current situation in Pakistan, he does not want to leave any stone unturned to revive the stalled CPEC project. Therefore, keeping in view the situation in Pakistan, the road leading from China to Pakistan has been temporarily opened. Please tell that Khunjerab Port is the world's largest land border crossing between China and Pakistan at an altitude of 15 thousand feet.

According to the Global Times report, Khunjerab Port was opened ahead of time in view of Pakistan's urgent need and other supplies. It was ensured that Pakistan cargo could be easily custom cleared. This port was temporarily opened not once but twice so far this year. The first was opened for two days on January 19 and 20, in which a total of 40 cargo units passed. Opened for the second time from 30 January to 10 February.

Road remains closed from December to March

This area with high altitude, low temperature and low oxygen is kept closed in winter from 1 December to 1 March. Due to snowfall in India, the operation of large cargo trucks is very difficult and there is no movement of any kind from this pass, but considering the current need of Pakistan, this port has been opened. More than 300 trucks loaded with groceries, auto parts, polyester clothes and other goods reached Gilgit Baltistan from the Chinese side.

This road is most important because it is an important link of Xi Jinping's ambitious project of BRI, because through this China is going from CPEC to Gwadar in Pakistan. But in the current situation of Pakistan, this project seems to have come to a standstill and there is strong opposition in Gilgit Baltistan regarding this project of China. In such a situation, it is believed that in the name of humanitarian aid, China wants to create a soft corner for itself in the heart of the people of Pakistan, so that the obstacles in its project are reduced.