Centre seeks details of arrivals of Pakistani ships at ports

Bhuj: While the government in centre is reviewing the Most Favored Nation(MFN) status given to neighboring nation Pakistan, the port authorities across India have been asked to submit data regarding arrival of ships with Pakistani flag.

Union Shipping Ministry has sought such detail from ports including Kandla Port Trust(KPT). According to Traffic Manager Mr Mukesh Balani, arrival of cargo from Pakistan is negligible compared to other nations. This year not a single Pakistani ship has arrived at Kandla Port. In last two years only five ships from Pakistan have come here which include 3 in year 2014-15 and 2 in 2015-16.