Karachi, October 04, 2017 (PPI-OT): A high profile delegation of 75 participants of National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, visited the KPT Head Office today. Their familiarization visit/inland tour was part of their ongoing 19th National Security Workshop (NSW) in which eminent Senators, MNAs, MPAs, Bureaucrats, Ambassadors and Senior Armed Forces Officers have participated.
A briefing was followed the initial introductory session of the Head of NDU delegation, R/Adm Zain Zulfiqar HI (M) with the KPT General Manager Operations (GMO) R/Adm Asif Hameed HI (M). The briefing chaired by GM Operations was given on governance issues, security consensus, challenges, roles and functioning with a brief covering of KPT projects and future planning by KPT which was followed ahead by an interactive session with delegates.
The delegation was apprise about the future outlook of metropolis Karachi in the wake of KPT mega port projects and the ongoing China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects that promises a humongous increase of trade activities in the near future. Project like Karachi Harbour Crossing Bridge, Cargo Village and the Elevated Expressway projects have grabbed more the attention of most of the delegation during the proceedings. The GM Operations informed the delegates that the present government policies are very favourable for the KPT to go for these expansionary projects. Later, the GM Operations KPT R/Adm Asif Hameed HI (M) exchanged crest with NDU Delegation Head R/Adm Zain Zulfiqar, HI (M), which concluded the proceedings of the day.
For more information, contact:
Karachi Port Trust (KPT)
KPT Head Office Building,
Eduljee Dinshaw Road,
Karachi – 74000, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99214358, 99214542, 99214530-40