The first ever two-day Gwadar expo-2018 begins in Gwadar from today to showcase business and investment potential of Gawadar.

Gwadar development authority along with china overseas ports holding company is all set to jointly hold the ‘Gwadar expo 2018.

The expo will provide an unparalleled opportunity for Pakistani and Chinese companies to strengthen their business linkages.

The event, with launch of first phase of free economic zone, will provide a big boost to the economic activities of Pakistan and China.

The first phase of free economic zone spread over 60 acres would be operated by China overseas port holding company, which has also set up a business centre for handling of operations.

The business centre will provide a one-window operation for matters including immigration, customs, visa operations and port clearance facilities.

Gwadar expo 2018 will prove as a platform for Chinese and Pakistani business leaders to learn more about opportunities related to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor and interact with key government officials.

Around 100 stalls have been set up at the expo and a large number of Chinese investors have arrived in the port city for participation.

The core objectives of holding Gwadar expo 2018 is to highlight the significance of Gwadar and to promote Gwadar port and Gwadar free zone as emerging business hub.

The purpose is also to create maximum awareness about the full scope of Gwadar projects and to provide a platform of interaction between local and foreign business entrepreneurs.

The event will bring at one stage the financiers, investors, entrepreneurs and government officials to exploit the benefits of this mega project for enhanced investment, business and employment opportunities.