KARACHI (APP) – Pakistan Navy has increased all-round surveillance at Gwadar Port with the commencement of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project.

This was stated by Pakistan Navy spokesman while briefing newsmen, who undertook an extensive tour of Gwadar site.

He said a special Marine Battalion had been raised for security of Gwadar, Chinese engineers and delegates visiting the port.

He said Gwadar, the main destination of the CPEC, will be linked with China’s western region through a rail and road network.

Terming the Gwadar Port `backbone’ of CPEC, he said Pakistan Navy is making strenuous efforts for ensuring comprehensive security as well as for the welfare of local people.