Import of Seafood from Pakistan in to China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, marks the first regular international cargo flight between Kashgar and Pakistan, according to the Xinjiang Airport Group Co., Ltd.
A Cargo flight loaded with total of 9.25 tonnes of Seafood from Pakistan arrived at the Airport of Kashgar, Thursday. Taking off from the Pakistani Port City of Karachi, the cargo flight is scheduled to be operated once per week.
The Seafood imported on the inaugural flight includes Pomfret, Hairtail and Shrimp.
In July, the City Government of Kashgar rolled out a special subsidy policy for the cargo route.
Kashgar, western part of china near the border with Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been an important staging post on the original Silk Road and has been revitalised as a bustling hub of business and the starting point of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).