PESHAWAR, 6 November: The first trade convoy of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is marching towards Gwadar through the Indus Highway.

According to TNN correspondent, the convoy also includes the Chinese construction experts and machinery. The convoy of about a hundred vehicles supervised by the Pakistan Army passed through Lakki Marwat, Karak and Serai Naurang on Saturday. All the vehicles displayed banners inscribed with Pak-China friendship slogans.

Over 500 police personnel supervised by Deputy Superintendent Police Afsar Khan were also deployed for the security of the trade convoy.

The convoy is scheduled to reach Gwadar on Monday (tomorrow).