GWADAR: China has provided equipment of early warning system (EWS) to Gwadar port to help mitigate detrimental impacts of natural disasters like catastrophic flood and torrential rain, according to a report released by the information ministry on Sunday.

It stated that the collaboration between China meteor­ological admin­istration and Pakistan Met Office is a part of China-Pakistan Economic Corri­dor’s capacity boosting plan for emergency management of major meteorological disasters under the Belt and Road Initiative.

The China meteorological administration is also assisting the Met Office for enhancing its capab­ilities to meet the emerging hydro-meteorological challenges.

Published in Dawn, April 8th, 2024

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