Gulf crisis a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Qatar seaport

Gulf crisis a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Qatar seaport

Qatar’s main seaport shows all the signs of having weathered the storm. Workers in hard hats monitor as giant yellow cranes lift hundreds of containers off cargo ships onto lorries waiting ashore.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain severed diplomatic, trade and transport ties with import-dependent Qatar 10 days ago, accusing it of supporting Iran and funding Islamist groups, charges Doha denies.

The spat initially halted much traffic to its Hamad port and raised fears of food and other shortages. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit by: Live Mint

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