Fishermen at the harbor in Gwadar, a remote fishing town on Pakistan's southwestern coast. China is investing billions to create a large port in Gwadar and develop a transportation network that will lead to western China. It's part of the larger Chinese effort to build a modern Silk Road.
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A container is loaded onto a ship during the inauguration of container service in Gwadar on May 11. China and Pakistan have agreed to build an economic corridor that will run from the Pakistani port to western China.
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