What is China's military aspiration for Pakistan's Gwadar port?
The dusty fishing town of 90,000 inhabitants in Pakistan's remote and volatile Balochistan is strategically located on the Arabian Sea
Gwadar is just 400 km from the important Hormuz Strait, through which 40 per cent of Chinese imported oil flows
HONG KONG : Gwadar has long been touted as the site for a Chinese base suitable for People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) operations. However, it is certainly not inevitable that Gwadar will become a PLAN base, even though its location has a lot going for it from a Chinese perspective.