KARACHI: The federal Minister for Petroleum Division, Omar Ayub Khan has visited KPT Oil Pier-1 (OP-1) facility on Friday along with his team comprising Secretary Petroleum Division Mian Asad Hayaud Din and Special Advisor to Prime Minister (SAPM) Nadeem Babar for reviewing the liquid bulk handling capacity of Karachi Port.

Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar (R), along with senior officials of the port welcomed the Petroleum Division delegation at Karachi Port.

Minister and his team visited KPT with a purpose to seek first-hand knowledge about the exact capacity and capability of the port for handling petroleum products. The Chairman KPT informed the Minister and his team about the three oil piers of the port that collectively can handle 25 million tonnes liquid bulk cargo. He informed that port also manages additional liquid bulk cargo operations at its berths number 1, 2 and 24 to further facilitate port customers.—PR